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British Iraq War report is damning for former PM Tony Blair

Report on the UK's role in ginning up the Iraq war is damning, but doesn't go far enough in condemning the killing of Iraqi civilians.

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Another tragic anniversary this week: July 20, 1944 in Germany

This date marked an attempt to kill Adolf Hitler and overthrow the Third Reich.  That too should be remembered.

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Attempted Coup: We want neither the coup nor the one-man dictatorship!

The defeat of the coup alone does not mean that Turkey has a democracy.

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NATO games 2016: War machine slipping under the radar?

NATO recently wrapped up the largest war games in Eastern Europe since World War II. Some say the alliance's actions are pushing Europe toward a new Cold War.

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Germany: Drones and new tones

On June 11, 5,000 people came by bus, train, car, a few by bicycle, defying nasty weather to circle the Ramstein Air Base and demand it's closing.

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This week in history: Nazis invade Soviet Union 75 years ago

Seventy-five years ago this week, in Operation Barbarossa, German forces suddenly invaded the Soviet Union.

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Growth of far right party cause for alarm in Germany

Most alarming, since Germany is the strongest, most central European country, is the strength of its far-right Alternative for Germany.

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French Communists convene international peace conference in Paris

More than a hundred delegates from organizations around the globe gathered here June 1 for the International Conference for World Peace and Progress.

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Ex-dictator, others sentenced in Argentina for "Operation Condor" crimes

A court in Buenos Aires convicted General Reynaldo Bignone and 14 other officers of crimes against humanity committed during the "Dirty War" of 1976-83.

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From the 1945 People’s World archives: Remembering the Holocaust

Milton Howard, a correspondent for the Daily Worker, saw Hitler's death camps. For Holocaust Remembrance Day, we re-publish his account.

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