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Friday, April 20, 2018

U.S. Denounces Thai Coup, Warns On Relations

Washington (AFP) – The United States warned Thursday it was reconsidering cooperation with ally Thailand after a military coup, which Secretary of State John Kerry denounced as having “no justification.” Kerry urged the restoration of a civilian government, respect for press freedom and “early elections that reflect the will of the people.” “I am disappointed […]

May 22, 2014

Far-Right Intelligentsia Struggles To Come To Terms With Norway Tragedy

It’s been less than 2 weeks since the tragic terrorist attacks in Norway carried out by anti-Muslim extremist Anders Behring Breivik, and already far-right commentators have started justifying them. The most recent and egregious example is a blog post from Pamela Geller — the conservative commentator who started the false “Ground Zero mosque” rumor last […]

August 2, 2011

Bipartisan Group of Congressmen Sue Obama Over Libya Incursion

The Obama administration’s intervention in Libya to aid rebels seeking to oust strongman Muammar Gaddafi has, since its inception, had critics on the anti-war Democratic left, but also on the right, where some GOP lawmakers are skeptical of what they say is a violation of the War Powers Resolution, the 1973 law intended in the […]

June 15, 2011