August 19, 2014

What if Ferguson Happened in Another Country?

Max Fisher, Vox

The Associated Press

[Satire] Violence could spread to oil-producing regions such as Oklahoma or even disrupt the flow of American beer supplies.

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TAGGED: Ferguson, Missouri, U.S. Foreign Policy, United States


The supreme leader of Iran, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, rarely skips an opportunity to bash the United States. The tense standoff in Ferguson, Miss., is giving him a new chance to engage in some very serious Twitter schadenfreude. more ››
August 12, 2014
Clinton, Obama and Iraq
David Brooks, New York Times
Obama and Clinton represent different Democratic tendencies. In their descriptions of the current situation in Iraq, Clinton emphasizes that there cannot be inclusive politics unless the caliphate is seriously pushed back, while... more ››
August 11, 2014
The Big Lie Americans Tell Themselves
Dhruva Jaishankar, Foreign Policy
Stopping genocide has never been a core interest of the United States. more ››
August 13, 2014
Digging Out of This Stupid Sh*t Foreign Policy
Leslie Gelb, The Daily Beast
The usually uninformed American citizens can be forgiven for being mystified by the Mideast policy prescriptions of their leaders. President Barack Obama promises to stop genocide in Iraq and not to do “stupid shit,”... more ››