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  • July 8, 2014

    Global conflicts are increasingly fueled by the desire for oil and natural gas — and the funds they generate. Continue reading

  • July 8, 2014 | War & Peace

    The PBS NewsHour looks at how the industry rakes in tax-payer dollars without delivering much in the way of education. Continue reading

  • July 2, 2014

    Veteran photojournalist Michael Kamber has put together a photographic and oral history of the Iraq War to document photojournalism in the war. Continue reading

  • July 1, 2014

    Recent events in Iraq and Syria have revived the words “caliphate” and “Levant” which had not been used for several decades. Continue reading

  • June 30, 2014

    The youth rebellions that took place throughout the Middle East are still shaping the region. And there’s more to come. Continue reading

  • June 28, 2014

    National security expert Vicki Divoll says the government’s newly-released “drone memo” on the legal reasoning for launching a drone attack on an American citizen falls short. Continue reading

  • June 27, 2014 | History

    From the health effects of smoking to weapons of mass destruction, the powers that be have told us some real whoppers over the years. Continue reading

  • June 27, 2014

    As the US once again contemplates military action in Iraq, let’s not let our history in the region disappear down the memory hole. Continue reading

  • June 27, 2014

    In 935 Lies, Lewis details the carefully orchestrated campaign of untruths about Iraq waged by the Bush administration that galvanized public opinion and led us to war. Continue reading

  • June 27, 2014

    Then and now, Lawrence’s understanding of the ancient and potent jealousies of the people among whom he had lived and fought in the Middle East has generally been ignored. Continue reading