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Winter is rolling into Syria, but many families have no oil or gas to heat their homes. American sanctions prevent almost all trade, including petroleum shipments. They are part of our campaign to inflict pain on Middle Easterners who live under governments we dislike. A recent Treasury Department notice asserts that the United States is determined […]
Turkey’s ‘anti-Erdogan’ Deserves Nobel Peace Prize. Recognizing Osman Kavala would buoy free thinkers jailed in once-democratic countries sliding toward tyranny.
FORTY-ONE YEARS AGO this week, the leading opposition journalist in Nicaragua was assassinated. Today, with that Central American nation under a new dictatorship, his son has assumed his role. Their two-generation story is woven into Nicaraguan life, and is almost unique in the history of journalism. It also chillingly exemplifies the dangers that have always faced […]