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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David L. Wilson is co-author, with Jane Guskin, of The Politics of Immigration: Questions and Answers (Monthly Review Press, July 2007). An updated and expanded edition is coming out in May.