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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.

Alexis Tsipras (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

A reading list on the future of austerity in Greece, Europe and beyond.

Nations like Haiti don’t “fail” because of their people, 
but because they’ve been relentlessly exploited by 
the more “developed” world.

It is time to walk away and leave the region to its own bad behavior.

Covering the island has been a central concern for The Nation since the beginning—producing scoops, aiding diplomacy, and pushing for a change in policy.

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"These are really historic times, and the epicenter is Ukraine."

May 1, 2015

How Bolivian protesters and global activists exposed the dark side of global trade pacts and paved the way for the battles to come.

April 29, 2015

No matter if it’s classified, it’s clear that the TPP is not what the American people need.

April 28, 2015

A controversial exiled Iranian opposition figure’s testimony shows how wacky the MEK is—and why Congress loves them so much.

April 28, 2015

But hey, we’re sure someone will be held accountable for the thousands of civilian deaths at some point...right?

April 28, 2015

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