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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

NGOs and foreign governments are preventing Haitians from repairing their broken country.

January 14, 2013

For all the droning on about US gun violence, it would be good to hear someone drone on just a bit about US drones.

January 11, 2013

In How Isreal Lost: The Four Questions, the Jewish journalist boldly condemned Israeli occupation policies.

January 9, 2013

Violence in Iraq is going from bad to worse, in tandem with neighboring Syria.

January 3, 2013

For Americans who understand the importance of a cooperative U.S.-Russia relationship, 2012 was a disturbing year.

January 3, 2013

Partisan predictions for the presiden’s nominee have drowned out the real conversation on Obama’s foreign policy priorities. 

December 18, 2012

The nomination of a secretary of state gives the Senate the opportunity to probe the administration’s foreign policy priorities.

December 18, 2012

What's really bothering us is not whether torture works but that Americans are torturers.

December 14, 2012

Republican war hawks are pressing for military engagement in Syria. Here’s hoping the president ignores them.

December 13, 2012

CNN’s Arwa Damon has been so deeply enmeshed with rebel fighters, she has lost all traces of objective reporting.

December 11, 2012