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ISIS member

From the hours immediately after 9/11 to the present, Washington’s policies in the Middle East have created the conditions for more—not less—jihadist terror.

The Western consensus of an imperialist Russia is flawed.

A malnourished child

A man-made famine in South Sudan is brutal evidence of the limits of American nation-building in Africa.

Can a region betrayed once by the USSR and again by Ukraine find stability in autonomy?

At age 70, a writer reflects on the so-called ‘American Century’—and the world it wrought.

Baghdad Car Bomb

“Fear, arbitrary arrests, indiscriminate bombing, killing, an uncertain future—this is the new democratic Iraq.”

Gaza

If Israel is not brought to justice, it will commit the same crimes again and again.

Blogs

Let’s hope the Obama administration kills the expensive and misguided China containment plan.

March 7, 2013

 The investigative journalist followed the dummy on the WMD assertions leading up to the war.

March 7, 2013

A man who did a lot of good for a lot of people.

March 6, 2013

Will the media ever take themselves to task for their gross negligence leading up to the war?

March 5, 2013

Polluters in the Northern Hemisphere have long exploited the resources of countries in the South, which will now feel the effects of environmental catastrophe more accutely.

March 4, 2013

Two more children have been added to the deadly toll of civilian casualties.

March 4, 2013

The covert program surfaced in a piece about John Kerry’s announcement of increased aid to the fighters.

March 1, 2013

By softening its rhetoric, the Western side has encouraged the Iranians to come to terms.

February 27, 2013

Thousands turned out for the funeral of a teenager killed by the police last week, further fueling unrest.

February 21, 2013

An interview with UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson.

February 20, 2013