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Palestine village

A Palestinian family’s struggle to survive under threat of imminent expulsion.

The Pashtuns of the tribal areas bordering Afghanistan are trapped between a brutal Taliban insurgency and a Pakistani government that treats them like colonial subjects.

Nairobi

Obama’s visit this summer will certainly be a big event, but Kenyans’ interests stretch well beyond the United States.

Ukrainian national flag

A video roundtable explains why the IMF, Europe, and Western corporations don’t have the country’s best interests at heart.

Poverty, the politics of impunity and the long history of US-funded oppression are creating a new wave of refugees.

John Kerry and Abdel Fattah el-Sisi

By supporting Sisi’s iron-fisted regime, Obama is playing into the hands of ISIS and Al Qaeda.

Obama

Critics call him timid, but the president’s foreign policy has often been too aggressive—even at the risk of our long-term national interests.

American soldier and flag

The first step is to accept the fact that American power is limited and global rule is an impossible fantasy.

The Cuban people are beginning a new chapter in what José Martí called ‘‘our America.’’

The states of the future will marry the least savory aspects of collectivism and capitalism.

Blogs

As the Minsk accord seems to collapse, new military dangers loom.

July 2, 2015

Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff was imprisoned and repeatedly tortured by a regime Henry Kissinger supported. So why would she want to meet him?

July 1, 2015

Some Tunisians fear that the government’s proposed solution to deal with violent radicals will undo the victories of the 2011 revolution.

June 29, 2015

We may very well see the faux caliph chased from his capital by feminist socialists.

June 25, 2015

A former Israeli diplomat lashes out against American liberals, the latest demonstration that the Israeli right—not BDS—is liberal Zionism’s real enemy.

June 25, 2015

The Obama administration decides to “position” heavy military equipment on Russia’s borders.

June 24, 2015

The theme of alternative foreign policy and national security possibilities is what animates an ambitious new project from our friends at Brave New Films.

June 18, 2015

Support for the Muslim Brotherhood has fallen, but they still command a sizable minority.

June 17, 2015

With mass deportations looming, Dominicans of Haitian descent live in constant fear of detainment.

June 15, 2015

While the US and Iraqi response is in disarray, the Islamic State is containable.

June 11, 2015