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Boris Nemtsov mourners

The opponents of the recently concluded Minsk agreement could use the murder as a pretext to derail the cease-fire accord.

Guantanamo protest at the White House

American airpower has blown away eight wedding parties in three different countries—and we call ourselves the leaders of the global war on terror.

Washington is providing equipment and training to compromised agencies—at the same time that it’s tracking their close ties to organized crime.

As ignorant armies clash by night, civilians bear the brunt of a collapsing economy.

Palestine Flag

The verdict by twelve New York City jurors may have wounded the PA and the PLO, but it cannot slow the drive for Palestinian rights.

Shanghai Tower

From new “silk roads” to 40,000 miles of high-speed rail, China is poised to dominate the global economy in the twenty-first century.

Jack Matlock makes the case for the United States reaching a practical compromise with Russia.

Blogs

Okinawans have voted overwhelmingly to close a key US forward base in Asia.

March 4, 2015

Hint: it’s not to pressure the US into striking a better deal with Iran.

March 3, 2015

A top defense official says the lack of geographic limits was “very deliberate” and could be used to fight a worldwide war against “extremism.”

March 3, 2015

The right-wing ‘pro-Israel’ lobby is slowly losing its bipartisan appeal. Here's why that's a good thing.

March 3, 2015

Stephen Cohen discusses this month's negotiations over the conflict in Ukraine and the current proposal for a Ukrainian federation.

February 27, 2015

Those who claim that this destructive cult’s ideology reflects some essential aspect of Islam are obscuring its origins—in George W. Bush’s illegal war that destroyed Iraq and fomented sectarian extremism.

February 24, 2015

The personal spat obscures the real horror of war crimes in El Salvador.

February 20, 2015

This is the most dangerous geopolitical situation since the Cuban missile crisis. 

February 19, 2015

The Nation’s Stephen Cohen tells John Batchelor that the fragile deal may be the last exit on the road to war with Russia.

February 18, 2015

Hillary Clinton is already adopting a more aggressive foreign policy posture. Can it be challenged?

February 13, 2015