Archive for ‘foreign policy’

December 12, 2016

Progressive Picks

As part of its commitment to providing independent information and resources to its readers, Truthout chooses a Progressive Pick every week: an independent book or DVD that we find thought-provoking and insightful.

Source: Progressive Picks

October 26, 2016

The Pentagon’s ‘Terminator Conundrum’: Robots That Could Kill on Their Own – The New York Times

The United States has put artificial intelligence at the center of its defense strategy, with weapons that can identify targets and make decisions.

Source: The Pentagon’s ‘Terminator Conundrum’: Robots That Could Kill on Their Own – The New York Times

December 17, 2015

Devils, Deals and the DEA – ProPublica

Why Chapo Guzman was the biggest winner in the DEA’s longest running drug cartel case

Source: Devils, Deals and the DEA – ProPublica

December 14, 2015

Life in a Refugee Camp, As Seen By Children

Syrian refugee children use photography to capture their new reality.

Source: Life in a Refugee Camp, As Seen By Children

November 20, 2015

Back to (our) Future

Public polling shows that the things Sanders talked about in his speech are things that most Americans agree with and approve of. They are, as Sanders worded it,

Source: Back to (our) Future

November 15, 2015

Islam Is a Religion of Violence | Foreign Policy

In the past few weeks, both Russia and the United States have escalated their military campaigns against the Islamic State. As the brutal jihadist group…

Source: Islam Is a Religion of Violence | Foreign Policy

November 11, 2015

5 Things We Learned Collecting 3,352 Stories About Agent Orange Exposure – ProPublica

It’s not the size of the community that matters. It’s about finding the right one.

Source: 5 Things We Learned Collecting 3,352 Stories About Agent Orange Exposure – ProPublica

November 9, 2015

In Gallup Poll, The Biggest Threat To World Peace Is … America?

The Pakistanis, Russians and Chinese all have a problem with America, and they’re not the only ones, according to a poll.

Source: In Gallup Poll, The Biggest Threat To World Peace Is … America?

November 3, 2015

US Is Still Stonewalling an Independent Review of Why It Bombed a Hospital

The US is keeping troops in Afghanistan because of ”a risk of deterioration.”

Source: US Is Still Stonewalling an Independent Review of Why It Bombed a Hospital

November 2, 2015

Why does the US have 800 military bases around the world? – Vox

Source: Why does the US have 800 military bases around the world? – Vox