Mike Ludwig of Truthout: As hurricanes devastate the region, hedge funds thrive on Caribbean debt.
In his first address at the UN, Trump raised the possibility of launching high-stakes US military operations in three corners of the world: North Korea, Iran and Venezuela.
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Tom Engelhardt, cofounder of the American Empire Project and author of The United States of Fear as well as The End of Victory Culture, runs The Nation Institute's TomDispatch.com. His latest book, coauthored with Nick Turse, is Terminator Planet: The First History of Drone Warfare, 2001-2050.