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U.S. Wants War With Russia

U.S. Now Overtly at War Against Russia By Eric Zuesse Global Research, February 06, 2016 Strategic Culture Foundation 6 February 2016 Region:  Theme:  246

Warren Looms Large

Elizabeth Warren Looms Large In 2016 Presidential Race She's not running, and she hasn't endorsed. But her influence is everywhere. 02/05/2016 10:20 pm ET | Updated 3 hours ago Amanda TerkelSenior Political Reporter, The Huffington Post JACQUELYN MARTIN/ASSOCIATED PRESS Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) is a strongly felt presence in the 2016 presidential election, even though she isn't running. Some voters are eager to hear where she stands on the matter of Bernie vs. Hillary. MANCHESTER, N.H. -- Betsy Burtis, 52, is one of the most sought-after people in the country this week: She's an undecided voter in New Hampshire. "I think Bernie speaks to my heart, and Hillary speaks to my head," the Derry resident told The Huffington Post Wednesday after a CNN town hall forum featuring Democratic presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton.  Burtis didn't think she'd have to go through all this. She was a volunteer for Maryland Gov. Martin O'M…

Robert Parry

Giving Peace Very Little ChanceFebruary 5, 2016

Exclusive: What the next U.S. president can do to bring endless warfare to an end is one of the most important issues of Campaign 2016, but it is getting only a cursory treatment in debates as politicians seem to fear neocon wrath if they seek peace, writes Robert Parry.
After nearly 15 years of Mideast war – with those conflicts growing ever grimmer – you might expect that peace would be a major topic of the 2016 presidential race. Instead, there has been a mix of warmongering bluster from most candidates and some confused mutterings against endless wa