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Znet Article, February, 15 2005
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Last Monday, 7 February, the East Timorese newspaper Suara Timor Loro Saâ€™e reported that at least 53 people had died of starvation in the village of Hatabuiliko since October 2004. â€œThere is absolutely nothing to eat,â€ repo...
Znet Article, February, 11 2005
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Phoenix Rising in Iraq?
Commentary, February, 10 2005
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The Newsweek story that the Pentagon is considering the "Salvador option" for Iraq has gotten much play in progressive circles, but it left two unanswered questions: First, how credible was the story given that it was based on anonymous sources an...
Znet Article, February, 09 2005
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A retired US Army officer turned revolutionary socialist and author, Stan Goff spent the majority of his military career in a field euphemistically termed â€œSpecial Operationsâ€. Beginning with Vietnam in 1970, Goff was deployed to e...
Znet Article, January, 31 2005
Gene c. Gerard
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The U.S. Supreme Court is AWOL on Iraq
Znet Article, January, 01 2005
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26 December 2004. It was the day Geology committed Genocide. For millions of people along the coastal regions of South and Southeast Asia the morning had begun like any other passing day, a step closer to the end of the old year and the beginni...
Znet Article, December, 26 2004
Andre gunder Frank
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Uncle Sam has just reneged and defaulted on up to forty percent of its trillions dollar [$] foreign debt, and nobody has said a word except for a line in this week's Economist. In plain English that means that Uncle Sam runs a world-wide confidenc...
Znet Article, December, 19 2004
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HE WAS born in the year the Bolshevik revolution shook the world. At 87, Eric Hobsbawm still displays all the analytical skill and prowess that led him to be counted as one of the most important historians ever. "Hitler came to power when Eric Hob...
Znet Article, December, 06 2004
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The human imagination is quicker off the mark than any six-gun, bomb, or JDAM missile. Long before humans made it into airplanes, whole cities were being destroyed from the air -- in an avalanche of popular fiction. By the late 19th century London...
Znet Article, November, 22 2004
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In the end, the war in Iraq did not have the decisive impact on the election that many had expected. In the weeks before the vote there were the massacre of forty-nine Iraqi police trainees; a deadly attack inside the previously impenetrable Gre...
Znet Article, November, 05 2004
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The Indian elections earlier this year brought some good news to our people. Since 1992 with the destruction of Babri Masjid in Ayodhya, to the genocide in Gujarat in 2002, and all the time in between and beyond with the imposition of neo-liberal ...
Znet Article, October, 30 2004
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The events of the past few weeks have unearthed some frightening facts. "India is being unwittingly turned into a dumping ground for scrap containing explosives from war-ravaged countries" ( "Scrap ammo: The big dump", Hindustan Times (HT), 9th Oc...
Znet Article, October, 24 2004
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The failure of the United Nations to ensure a peaceful resolution of the Iraq crisis has amplified the doubts about the organizationâ€™s ability to play a substantial and meaningful role in the 21st century. Amid mutual incrimination between...
Znet Article, September, 23 2004
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We are assembled here in Beirut at a critical moment. It is a moment marked by crosscurrents: In Iraq, the US gets deeper and deeper into a Vietnam-style quagmire, with the number of American soldiers killed since the March 20, 2003 invasion passi...
Znet Article, September, 21 2004
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I have received an email message from two European officials who said they were working at the UN team of arms experts assigned by the UN Security council to work on how best to disarm the Somali militias. The email message told me that the two me...
Znet Article, September, 16 2004
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On the morning of the first Gulf War (1991), having just heard the news of the US attack on Baghdad, I walked into my office in the physics department in a state of numbness and depression. Mass death and devastation would surely follow. I was d...
Znet Article, September, 10 2004
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The fetters imposed on liberty at home have ever been forged out of the weapons provided for defense against real, pretended, or imaginary dangers abroad. - James Madison, 1799 The process of transformation is likely to be a long one, absent s...
Znet Article, September, 09 2004
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Seven theses on the current period, the war and the anti-war movement
Znet Article, July, 01 2004
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As his advisors ponder the ever more troubling consequences of regime change in Iraq, Bush is entitled to take some comfort from the far more successful operation just completed in Haiti.  No brusque pre-emptive strikes, domestic carping or spl...
Znet Article, July, 01 2004
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President George W. Bush has repeatedly presented the American occupation of Japan as the model for Iraq's democratization. Does the Japanese occupation really illuminate contemporary reconstructions in Iraq, Afghanistan and other contemporary war...