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Libyan rebels

The US plan to create another armed group to inject into Libya’s fractious sea of competing militias is going forward—and is fraught with peril.

US Army

If you want to know what US forces are doing in Africa, it helps to be connected to a large engineering or construction firm looking for business.

Israel

Many Israelis, Netanyahu included, were never serious about seeking a two-state solution in the peace negotiations.

Paul Singer

Paul Singer is one of the Republican Party’s most effective fundraisers—and a leading proponent of using military force against Tehran. 

Malaysia flight

Behind the scrim of the familiar and the empty, there lies a new, unnerving age that no one cares to focus on. 

Putin and Obama

In the name of ‘democracy,’ the West has unrelentingly moved its military, political and economic power ever closer to post-Soviet Russia.

BP spill

Senior politicians in both parties have become so intoxicated by the idea of an American surge in energy production that they have lost their senses.

Special Forces

The officers running secret operations there have been calling Africa "the battlefield of tomorrow, today." 

Bellicose posturing could lead to disaster. The only way out is through diplomacy.

Blogs

It’s a high-stakes poker game over the future of Bashar Assad.

June 19, 2012

Mitt believes he has the authority to attack Iran without Congressional approval.

June 19, 2012

The “kill list” is different—and it may present the most important test of human rights principles in the Obama era.

June 18, 2012

 Eric on Heart and Paul Simon and Reed on the absurdity of the anger surrounding leaks.

June 15, 2012

How Obama's use of drones and indefinite detention seriously undermine our democracy. 

June 12, 2012

NATO is not doing enough to acknowledge and prevent civilian deaths in what’s still a “global war on terror.”

June 12, 2012

China and India are angling for an Afghan role.

June 7, 2012

The United States ought to back off.

June 1, 2012

The Ohio Representative and peace advocate talks about the NDAA, Iran and accountability for military disasters.

May 29, 2012

More than 10,000 complaints have been filed about abuses by the police and military since the coup, none of which have been addressed.

May 22, 2012