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US’ atrocities in the Middle East has to stop

Robert McNamara eloquently warned in the documentary The fog of war against the US tendency to take part in civil wars by supporting one of the conflicting parties. He said that one is deemed to loose if this is the strategy. McNamara further stated that this was America’s biggest mistake in Vietnam, and the reason why the US lost the war.  This ... Read More »

Hanne Nabintu Herland: The clash of civilizations in the Middle East

Following the 1993 publishing of the book “Clash of Civilizations?” by the political scientist Samuel Huntington, it has only become more evident how prescient his thesis was at this time when looking at the US’ foreign policy in the Middle East. Huntington hypothesized that in the decades following the end of the Cold War; political conflicts would be rooted in ... Read More »

Hanne Nabintu Herland: USA – a falling star

Noam Chomsky, one of America’s leading intellectuals and a highly cited researcher, has advanced a depressing image of the USA as a nation that has evolved into a major cause of terror. For some time Chomsky has argued that the USA is not a democracy. It is in fact a one-party state — an oligarchy where elites govern on behalf ... Read More »