January 19, 2018

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2017 Was a Banner Year for the Arms Industry

Half of Pentagon spending goes to contractors, the military budget is set to skyrocket, and the Trump administration is peddling arms all over the world. Read More »

A Game-Changing Visit

The US seems to view Pakistan through the “Afghanistan Prism” ever since Barack Obama became the US President Obama. Islamabad must create its own space to not only establish but cement its relevance to the US, otherwise the geo-political configuration of this region will continue to remain uncertain and undefined. Read More »

14 Years After 9/11, Obama Still Struggles to Close Gitmo

The president has faced opposition from Republicans, Democrats and even two of his own secretaries of defense in trying to close Gitmo. Read More »

MoveOn.org to Back Another Clinton Opponent

While the potential GOP field is crowded, the long-held presumption among the bulk of Democrats is that if Hillary Clinton runs, most other candidates will stay out of her way. But MoveOn.org is seeking to prevent that by pushing to get Sen. Elizabeth Warren into the 2016 presidential race. Read More »

Defense Contractors Venture into Health Care

As funding for military contracts shrinks, major defense contractors have started to edge their way into the business of implementing health care reform. Read More »

How A Fake PhD Hijacked The Syria Debate

  This article was published by the Center for American Progress Action Dr. Elizabeth O’Bagy, Syria expert, made quite an impression on Senator John McCain. During Senate hearings, the former Presidential candidate quoted at length from her recent Wall Street Journal op-ed painting a rosy picture of a mostly secular, pro-Western anti-Assad insurgency. “John, do you agree with Dr. O’Bagy’s ... Read More »