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Fact Check: Debating NATO was never out of bounds
Washington Politics

Fact Check: Debating NATO was never out of bounds

From Eisenhower to Obama, American leaders have long questioned the contours and commitment to the alliance

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Africa

When humanitarian intervention leads to crimes against humanity

A new report finds atrocities rampant in Libya due to the civil war that sprang up in the wake of the US-led regime change.

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Military Industrial Complex

How the 'self licking ice cream cone,' prolonged the 20-year war

Institutional interests, including military budgets and self-preservation, will drive bad national security decisions every time.

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Latin America

Human rights won't happen in a vacuum in Cuba

Normalizing relations with the island would go a long way towards promoting one of the president's "core pillars" of US foreign policy.

Why Biden may not be able to extricate the US from its Middle East quagmire
Middle East

Why Biden may not be able to extricate the US from its Middle East quagmire

Few empires that have been able to unclench their fists and let go of self-destructive commitments.