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America's foreign bases are more staggering than ever—and, with your tax dollars, an empire of private contractors is holding them down.
“Humanitarian” intervention would only deepen the humanitarian disaster.
In his film, Dirty Wars, Jeremy Scahill unveils America's extrajudicial, covert, transcontinental battlefield.
Ahmed Rashid’s gloomy, essential account of the divisive US-Pakistan alliance.
Mira Nair's latest film includes a character who's a journalist and CIA agent. Is this responsible filmmaking?
America’s covert warfare—a bizarre form of unconscious wish fulfillment—warrants Scahill’s unembedded, dogged, independent reporting.
Decades of Jewish settlement and Arab dispossession have radically changed the demographic makeup of this Palestinian capital.
President Fernando Lugo's ouster was called a coup in South America. But the US didn't blink.
Fifty years later, James Donovan's "metadiplomacy" shows that normal relations are possible.
Pyongyang's bellicose posturing conforms to an old pattern, but the dangers may be greater now because tensions are rising throughout the region.