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Why I’m voting for Tulsi Gabbard

Why I’m voting for Tulsi Gabbard

The outcome of this year’s presidential election will shape the fate of the United States and many other countries. On “Super Tuesday,” when 14 states hold primary elections, American voters can help make profound decisions about war and peace. Lamentably, few are interested. During the most recent debate among Democratic candidates, which lasted for two […]

We’re edging closer to nuclear war

We’re edging closer to nuclear war

Last month two nuclear-armed countries, India and Pakistan, came to the brink of war. Their border skirmish was a scary message from the future. If controls on nuclear weapons continue to weaken, more countries will probably develop those weapons. Each time one does, its rivals are likely to do the same. Local conflicts will suddenly […]

Not all atrocities are genocide

Not all atrocities are genocide

PERSECUTION OF THE Rohingya, the Muslim minority in Myanmar, has reached horrific levels. The government wants to push all of them out of their homeland. To encourage them to leave, it sends soldiers to burn their villages. Hundreds of thousands have reportedly been displaced. Hundreds have been killed. It is one of the great tragedies now […]

The Origins of American Imperialism: An Interview with Stephen Kinzer

http://historynewsnetwork.org/article/166640

Blood of Brothers: Life and War in Nicaragua

Blood of Brothers: Life and War in Nicaragua

From Library Journal Kinzer served in Central America first in the 1970s as a freelance journalist and later as a New York Times bureau chief in Managua (1983-89). An eyewitness to events, he interviewed members of the Somoza, Sandinista, and contra hierarchies. As a result, he provides a highly objective and balanced assessment of events that led to […]