Mike Ludwig of Truthout: As lobbyists swarm Congress, the government is facing a possible shutdown over the wall.
Defense Secretary James Mattis and Gen. John Nicholson, the commander of NATO forces in Afghanistan, now openly allege that Russia is arming the Taliban.
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Richard Falk is senior vice president and David Krieger is president of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation. They are the co-authors of The Path to Zero, Dialogues on Nuclear Dangers.