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Intellectuals cheer as US moves towards global war in Syria

Despite years of unqualified failure, nation's liberal intelligentsia announces full support as US redoubles its efforts in its catastrophic "war on terror"

The next Afghan war

As up to 5,000 more British troops are sent to fight in Afghanistan, Paul Rogers from Open Democracy examines the changing situation in the volatile country and looks at what will face the soldiers on their arrival.

On September 11 and "Against the Double Tragedy"

Chris Wright on the September 11 attacks and the statement "Against the Double Tragedy" put out by News and Letters.