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That breakthrough, and the president’s attendance at the Summit of the Americas, will help to build momentum for normalized relations.

Why debates about community development sidestep the issue of inequality.

His critiques of US policy are sharp, impassioned and true to democratic principles. If only Bush and Obama had bothered to listen.

Soldier launches drone in Afghanistan

The remote-controlled hunting of human beings has become standard practice in American warfare.

The West’s favorite Iraq “success story,” the Kurdish region is actually plagued with corruption and nepotism.

The Western media have forgotten those who have suffered the most in the Ukrainian civil war—the eastern Ukrainians.

This is only the latest in a string of terror attacks since Kenya invaded Somalia in 2011.

Muhammadu Buhari

In an historic election, voters declared that they’re tired of economic growth without development for all.

This invasion pits billionaire royal elites of the Gulf—and their US and Arab League supporters—against the downtrodden people of Yemen.

Ashraf Ghani

In the new politics of Afghanistan, the Obama administration finds itself being reduced to the status of bystander.

Blogs

Neocons will lose the Iran fight because their bankrupt ideology is too partisan, but they’re winning the war of ideas in the GOP.

April 24, 2015

The devastating migrant boat wreck in the Mediterranean reveals the failure of the EU's refugee policy.  

April 24, 2015

Moderate political commentators are finally admitting what some have been saying for months—that war with Russia is a real possibility.

April 24, 2015

Even after more than a decade, the GOP’s position on relations with Cuba hasn’t changed.

April 21, 2015

What will it take to repair US-Russian relations?

April 20, 2015

Not correcting the story of Richard Engel’s kidnapping is worse than the Brian Williams scandal.

April 17, 2015

Stephen Cohen talks to John Batchelor about what will happen if Minsk II fails.

April 16, 2015

Lincoln Chafee, who voted against authorizing Bush’s war, challenges Clinton—and her pro-war vote.

April 10, 2015

Yes, despite claims to the contrary by pols and pundits.

April 9, 2015

Blame the US, not Putin, for undermining unity in Europe.

April 8, 2015