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Okinawa mayor appeals to Americans to help stop military base

The mayor of Nago City, Okinawa, wants Americans to help him stop construction of a U.S. military base in his small city. He traveled to the U.S. last week to make his case.


Sudan: Colonialism's dead hand

Hopefully the recent ceasefire agreement between the warring parties in South Sudan will halt that country's downward spiral into civil war.


In Okinawa, anti-base mayor's re-election sends a message

In Okinawa's Nago City mayoral election, which centered on the plan to construct a new U.S. military base in the city, anti-base incumbent Inamine Susumu won with a wide margin.


Chiquita loses legal battle to keep documents secret

Chiquita Brands International, Inc. has lost a case in which it attempted to block the SEC from releasing documents relating to its payments to a Colombian terrorist group.


Nowadays it doesn't take tanks to overrun Europe

Because Germany has the biggest economy in the EU, and is at the center of a "core" of wealthy nations that also use the Euro - France, Austria, and the Netherlands - Berlin largely calls the shots.


Opposition grows against Syrian bombing as breakthrough emerges

A steady blare of horns honking greeted dozens of demonstrators holding signs aloft opposing U.S. military action in Syria at a Chicago neighborhood vigil Sept. 9.

Israelis rally for peace protester

Dozens of supporters of Israeli conscientious objector Natan Blanc demonstrated outside military headquarters on Tuesday.


Mali situation gets complicated

The bloodshed may be just starting.


Mali, imperialism, and “Françafrique”

About 3,000 French troops have now entered the war in Mali, at the request of Malian President Dioncounda Traoré.


School of the Americas: key tool for empire

"How would you describe the School of the Americas?"  "As a school of assassins, torturers, and leaders of coups."

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