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The Endless War with Iran

John Feffer Foreign Policy in Focus
The current crisis might be averted, but the longer U.S. war with Iran continues. The United States has been in a 40-year cold war with Iran. Now, thanks to Donald Trump’s impulsive militarism this 40-year war is turning hot.

Friday Nite Videos | January 3, 2020

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Bernie Sanders' Remarks on Iran Following Suleimani Asassination. Vanishing Voters of Georgia. Why Drugs Are So Expensive. Google and Amazon Are Now in the Oil Business. Cadets Fired for Giving Nazi Salute.

A New Year and a New Trump Foreign Policy Blunder in Iraq

Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J S Davies Independent Media Institute
We hope 2020 is when the American public finally looks at the fateful choice between war and peace with 20/20 vision, and we will start severely punishing Trump and every other U.S. politician who opts for threats over diplomacy, war over peace.

Friday Nite Videos | November 15, 2019

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Billionaires Freak Out About Warren and Sanders. The Report | Movie. Bernie, AOC Unveil $180 Billion Green New Deal for Public Housing. Why It’s So Hard to Get Mental Health Care | Hasan Minhaj. Understanding the Science of Climate Change.

The Report | Movie

In the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks, CIA agents begin using extreme interrogation tactics on those they think were behind it

Friday Nite Videos | August 30, 2019

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The CEO Helping to Burn the Amazon for Profit. Movie | Official Secrets. The History of the Universe in the Blink of an Eye. Enron - The Biggest Fraud in History. Climate Activist Greta Thunberg, 16, Arrives in NY After Sailing the Atlantic.

Movie | Official Secrets

Keira Knightley plays a British intelligence officer turned whistle-blower who tried to stop the 2003 invasion of Iraq

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