Former Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki.The Tragedy That Is Iraq

The enormity of the tragedy Nouri al-Malik helped create is almost too great to grasp

By Lou Dubose

Three trillion dollars, a nation destroyed, 300,000 Iraqis dead, to create a strategic alliance of Iraq, Iran and Russia. What were they thinking? Well, not much.

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Obama RouhaniLawrence Wilkerson: Call Tehran

Colin Powell's former adviser says the solution to the crisis in Iraq is to craft a new balance of power

By Lawrence Wilkerson

For over a decade, I was a small part of a fairly well-orchestrated U.S. strategy to maintain the balance of power in the Persian Gulf. When the Shah of Iran fell in 1979, we knew that the papier-mache kingdom of Saudi Arabia could not replace Iran as our “protector in the Gulf,” so we settled for the next best thing: a relatively stable balance between the Arabs of Iraq and the Persians of Iran. We had to work hard to maintain this balance.

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Louisiana 3A Green Army Takes on Big Oil

Saving Louisiana's coastal wetlands before it's too late

By Lou Dubose Read

WarrenBecoming Elizabeth Warren

She may not run for president, but her favorite word is "fight"

By Myra MacPherson Read

IRAQI FREEDOMNeocons Wrong Again

For Iraq War architects like William Kristol, the answer is always "war without an end"

By Lou Dubose Read

images_131122_newspapers_0More to News Than Newspapers

Ignored is the truly revolutionary emergence of new media

By Marc Cooper Read

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