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Member of the Syrian Democratic Force walks in the middle of rubble in Raqqa (Rodi Said / Reuters)

Indiscriminate bombings, war crimes and complete destruction of civilian settlements are just a few of the results of the U.S. intervention in Syria.

Lo que no sabías de la sangrienta participación de EE.UU en la guerra en Siria

 06/05/2018 - 12:30
Miembro de la Fuerza Democrática Siria camina en medio de escombros en Raqqa (Rodi Said / Reuters)

Bombardeos indiscriminados, crímenes de guerra y destrucción completa de asentamientos civiles son tan sólo algunos de los resultados de la intervención estadounidense en Siria. Este martes, Amnistía Internacional ha formalizado las denuncias en el caso.

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[OP-ED]: On North Korea, hope is not a strategy

 07/11/2017 - 15:46
Kim Jong Un is a young man but has been highly effective at preserving his authority. He has secured the support of the military and sidelined or killed anyone who threatened his grip on power -- including his uncle and, allegedly, his half-brother. EFE

In Washington, there is a conventional wisdom on North Korea that spans both parties and much of elite opinion. It goes roughly like this: North Korea is the world’s most bizarre country, run by a crackpot dictator with a strange haircut. He is unpredictable and irrational and cannot be negotiated with. Eventually this weird and cruel regime will collapse. Meanwhile, the only solution is more and more pressure. But what if the conventional wisdom is wrong?

[OP-ED]: Trump stumbles into another decade of war in the Middle East

 06/27/2017 - 09:39
During the campaign, Trump seemed to be genuinely reflective about America’s role in the Middle East. “This is not usually me talking, OK, ‘cause I’m very proactive,” he once said on the subject. EFE

While we have been focused on the results of special elections, the ups and downs of the Russia investigation, and President Trump’s latest tweets, under the radar, a broad and consequential shift in American foreign policy appears to be underway. Put simply, the United States is stumbling its way into another decade of war in the greater Middle East. And this next decade of conflict might prove to be even more destabilizing than the last one.

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