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Archive for February 2018

Afrin: A Mess of American Making

By Matt Cohen   In northwestern Syria, the small Kurdish enclave of Afrin is quickly becoming the setting of an international showdown between the United States and Turkey. The prospect of such a faceoff has been speculated on since the territorial degradation of ISIS given the need to both secure liberated ISIS territory and support…

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Globalization is the Scapegoat Not the Sin

By Joe Losavio   If the elections of 2016 taught us anything it is that there is widespread agreement on the cause of society’s ills: Globalization.   Assailed from the right for shipping jobs off to undeserving foreign workers, the left for lining the pockets of corporate bosses; in the developed world its main beneficiaries…

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