All This Should Remind You of the Run-Up to the Iraq War

he Trump administration has repeatedly stressed that last week’s Middle East conference in Warsaw, Poland—officially dubbed the Ministerial to Promote a Future of Peace and Security in the Middle East—was merely an effort to demonstrate international solidarity and support for isolating Iran. But it sure felt like a war summit—a very familiar, and exceedingly ominous, war […]

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US Air Force Defector Allegedly Helped Iran Hack Americans

In 2019, an indictment of Iranian hackers targeting American government officials barely raises an eyebrow. But in one remarkable case, those hackers had an unusual advantage: the alleged help of an American defector with top secret clearance. On Wednesday, the Department of Justice announced charges against Monica Elfriede Witt, a former Air Force counterintelligence officer who, the […]

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South Sudan’s civil war may be over, but the need for humanitarian funding is ever more urgent

By Bel Trew – For the last five days Elizabeth, 44, who lives in an isolated village in South Sudan, has been living off wild berries and blood tapped from a neighbour’s cow because she has no food to eat. The mother of eight risks being beaten or raped by gangs when she scavenges for bitter […]

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