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Do Western Strikes in Libya Betray Peaceful Revolt Everywhere?

Do Western Strikes in Libya Betray Peaceful Revolt Everywhere?

by Michelle Chen on April 1 2011, 10:06AM

Western nations enter the fray with ulterior motives that may make a just end impossible.

Topics: Global Justice

Dispatch From El Salvador: Obama's Drug War Feels Eerily Familiar

Dispatch From El Salvador: Obama’s Drug War Feels Eerily Familiar

by Roberto Lovato on March 31 2011, 10:56AM

Salvadorans watch uneasily as a new leftist government militarizes daily life in the same way the old right-wing one did—only now, they hunt narcos instead of communists.

Topics: Dispatches, Drug War, Global Affairs

Wars on the U.S.-Mexico Border Divide and Conquer

Wars on the U.S.-Mexico Border Divide and Conquer

by Michelle Chen on March 21 2011, 10:12AM

U.S. drug and trade policies still do more to create instability than fight it.

Topics: Global Justice

The Budget Line Neither Party's Willing To Defend: Foreign Aid

The Budget Line Neither Party’s Willing To Defend: Foreign Aid

by Michelle Chen on February 21 2011, 10:00AM

We’re still putting our money into war, rather than peace and prosperity.

Topics: Global Justice

Halfway Through Term, Obama Still Hasn't Earned His Nobel Prize

Halfway Through Term, Obama Still Hasn’t Earned His Nobel Prize

by Michelle Chen on January 20 2011, 9:00AM

As Obama greets Chinese President Hu Jintao this week, he does so with a record of more words than deeds on human rights.

Topics: Global Justice

Under Political Siege, Muslim Americans Confront America’s Ugly Side

by Michelle Chen on June 7 2010, 12:02PM

Besieged by media attacks and riven by internal conflicts, Muslim American communities have been wrestling with an identity crisis for years now. The latest slew of “homegrown terrorism” allegations has prompted the Obama administration to show that it’s at least…

Topics: Immigration, National Security, Politics

American Occupation Casts Long Shadows Over Okinawa

by Michelle Chen on June 1 2010, 9:06AM

On Memorial Day, America honored its war dead. Across the Pacific Ocean, the ghosts of war continue to haunt the coastline of Japan, now awash in political angst over the military base on the island of Okinawa. Last week, the…

Topics: Global Affairs

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