‘Sole Superpower’ in Decline: US Losing Its Grip on the Middle East

Washington has lost its strategic influence in the Middle East, writes F. William Engdahl, adding that the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) has acquired a new meaning in light of the Syrian crisis.

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Twenty five years ago, on September 11, 1990 then US president George H.W. Bush declared the United States the "sole superpower"; however, times have indeed changed for Washington since then, American-German economic researcher and historian F. William Engdahl emphasizes. According to the historian, the most irrefutable evidence of Washington's

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Marijuana-Related Offenses Down In Colorado, Police Blame ‘Confusing’ New Law

If the DOJ finds that police and prosecutors in Colorado are unsure of the law and thus unable to do their jobs, state marijuana legalization may be in jeopardy.

Marijuana-related offenses decreased by a whopping 77 percent between 2012 and 2013, according to a Denver Post analysis of data provided by the Colorado Judicial Branch. According to the Post’s report, the most noticeable decline was related to the number of people who were charged with petty marijuana possession, which dropped from an average of

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