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When Joe Biden took office as the 46th president of the United States, those of us who desired a more peaceful foreign policy had reasons for both hope and doubt.

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"Technically, the next attempt to overthrow a national election may not qualify as a coup," Barton Gellman writes at The Atlantic. "It will rely on subversion more than violence .... If the plot succeeds, the ballots cast by American voters will not decide the presidency in 2024."

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Tuesday, 17 August 2021 13:09

OPINION: Now, about that peace dividend...

As I write this, the Taliban  have assumed full political control —to the extent that such a thing can exist — of Afghanistan. They've taken Kabul. They've put the U.S. occupation's puppet president, and many Afghans who served the occupation presence, to flight. They've declared the restoration of their "Islamic Emirate."

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Friday, 28 December 2018 12:20

COLUMN: Trump's Christmas gift is hope for peace

In March, U.S. president Donald Trump promised the American public that U.S. troops would be leaving Syria "very soon."

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