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Obama’s Legacy In Latin America: Militarization, Right-Wing Coups, & The Rule Of Wall St. By
“Tis now the very witching time of night, When churchyards yawn and hell itself breathes out Contagion to this world” – William Shakespeare, from “Hamlet” NEW YORK —  (Opinion) It seems we have arrived at the...
Iran Seeks Compensation From US For 1953 Coup By
Iran’s parliament today voted on a bill requiring the government to request compensation from the United States for damages caused by the CIA’s 1953 imposition of a coup d’etat against Iran’s democratically elected government. In August 1953, Prime Minister Mohammad...
Thailand’s Army Declares Martial Law By
BANGKOK – Thailand’s army declared martial law before dawn Tuesday in a surprise announcement it said was aimed at keeping the country stable after six months of sometimes violent political unrest. The military, however, denied a coup d’etat was underway. The...
Thailand’s Upcountry Prepares For Civil War By
CHIANG MAI, Thailand — For months, Thailand has grown frighteningly chaotic. The Southeast Asian nation has lacked an official parliament since December. Protesters intent on toppling the government have sabotaged elections needed to pick a new one — all while invading...
Mali’s Road To Post-Conflict Peace Still Shaky (Video) By
Mali is seeking to restore stability and rebuild following a series of setbacks since early 2012, including a military coup d’état, renewed fighting between government forces and Tuareg rebels, and the seizure of its northern territory by radical militants linked to...