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How The CIA Overthrew Iran's Democracy In 4 Days

How The CIA Overthrew Iran’s Democracy In 4 Days

Stephen Kinzer was featured in the first episode of a new NPR show called Throughline, which seeks to explain news through history.

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What’s Going On with Trump’s International Policy?

Stephen Kinzer talks in-depth about the latest on the US foreign affairs of the Trump administration, from withdrawing US troops from Syria, to the U.S. recognizing Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as the legitimate president of Venezuela, to the U.S. announcing plans to withdraw from a corner stone nuclear non-proliferation treaty.

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The Shameful History of US Intervention in Latin America

National Security Adviser John Bolton raised a yellow warning flag about American military intervention. Or, anyway, a yellow legal pad, which he carried into a White House press briefing conspicuously displaying a single provocative notation: “5,000 troops to Colombia.” Should the US invade Venezuela, it would be the latest in a long history of meddling in Latin American countries, including Cuba, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Honduras, Nicaragua, Brazil, the Dominican Republic, Argentina, Haiti, Chile, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Grenada and Uruguay.

Keeping our Middle East rivals poor, weak, and divided does not serve our interests

Keeping our Middle East rivals poor, weak, and divided does not serve our interests

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 […]

My Nobel Peace Prize nomination

My Nobel Peace Prize nomination

Turkey’s ‘anti-Erdogan’ Deserves Nobel Peace Prize. Recognizing Osman Kavala would buoy free thinkers jailed in once-democratic countries sliding toward tyranny.