September

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Iran and the pitfalls of detente

So Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has officially declared the end of the reckless round of adventurous rhetoric and foreign policy pursued by his country's Islamist regime in recent years.

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Iraqi Social Forum could be eye-opener for Americans

The first Iraqi Social Forum, which opens Thursday in Baghdad, could be an eye-opener for Americans, who will be able to participate online.

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Iranian gesture causes cautious optimism

Iran's new President, Hassan Rouhani, has initiated a possibly constructive dialogue with President Obama.

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What does the UN Syria report really say?

UN weapons inspectors, in their long-awaited report on the alleged chemical weapons attacks in the Damascus area, did not determine who perpetrated the attacks.

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Teachers in crosshairs on Mexico’s 203rd birthday

As Mexico celebrated its 203rd independence day this past weekend, teachers found themselves in the crosshairs of reactionary politicians.

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Will the left return to power in Honduras?

Amid declining living standards and a terrible security situation, Hondurans go to the polls on Nov. 24 to elect a new president, national legislature, and local officials.