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The Pandemic and Oil

Conn Hallinan Foreign Policy in Focus
With oil prices down and wealthy countries bungling COVID-19, the pandemic has exposed the weaknesses that wealth papers over. The relationship between wealth and favorable outcomes only works when that wealth is invested in the many, not the few.

Libya: Before and After Muammar Gaddafi

Roxana Baspineiro teleSUR
Gaddafi at UN podium Nine years after his death, residents in the chaos-wracked country's capital have grown to miss the longtime leader as the frustrations of daily life mount.

A War on Iran Would be Different From Iraq, and Far, Far Worse

Zoltan Grossman CounterPunch
Since President Trump’s assassination of Iranian general Qasem Soleimani, widespread alarm has centered on whether he is again dragging us into another war like Iraq, to detract from his impeachment. The situation is even more potentially disastrous.
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