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Iran: Protests and threat of renewed sanctions focus economic thinking

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei appears in the wake of recent anti-government protests to have put his weight behind President Hasan Rouhani's repeated...

Egyptian President Al-Sisi steps up repression to cover policy failure

Egyptian general-turned-president Abdul Fattah Al-Sisi would likely be the first to admit that an iron fist is no guarantee for retaining power. Not because...
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Gulf crisis upends fiction of a separation of sports and politics

The Gulf crisis that has pitted World Cup host Qatar against a United Arab Emirates-Saudi Arabia-led alliance for the past eight months is showing...

Abby Martin interviews journalist and author Max Blumenthal on the current...

AMN is republishing this video due to it being severely limited on YouTube and outright blocked in 28 countries. Abby Martin interviews journalist and author...
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Parallels between Turkish soccer and general elections could prove uncanny

With electoral upsets having become the norm, the latest upheaval that last week swept aside the long-standing president of Fenerbahce SC, the political crown...

Politicizing Education: Israel and Myanmar set worrisome precedent

Israel and Myanmar, two countries with troubled human rights records and disputed histories of dealing with ethnic and national rights, have set a worrisome...
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Saudi Prince Mohammed’s Achilles Heel: Misreading tea leaves in Washington

Emboldened by perceived White House support, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman appears to have stepped up his risky, so far faltering effort to...

Asia’s dark underbelly: Conflicts threaten long-term stability and development

A host of conflicts, stretching across the Asian landmass from the Middle East to Southeast Asia and northwest China, are likely to spark violence,...
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Reality Check: Ex CIA Director Says U.S. Meddles for a ‘Good...

The Russians hacked our election. The Russians attacked our democratic process. You have heard these claims from the media and politicians for well over a...

Pundits need to rethink the world now more than ever.

Fifty years ago the New York Review of Books published an essay by the prolific intellectual, Professor Noam Chomsky, titled the “Responsibility of Intellectuals.”...
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