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Venezuela protest

The same mentality that promotes secret schemes aimed at regime change abroad will be applied at home.

NSA headquarters

Everything you always wanted to know about CIA practices, proper cyberwar behavior and invasion etiquette. 

Occupy LA

Over the decades, this catchall term has lost all bite and meaning.

Pro-Russia protesters

Can the referendum results be interpreted in a way that allows politicians in both Kiev and Crimea to save face? 

Libya airstrike

Almost every move Washington has made in the region has helped spread conflict and chaos, while contributing to African destabilization.

Pro-Russia protesters

Russian nationalism would not have become as influential without the Ukrainian revolution and the Western support for it. 

Russian soldier

The international community should be pushing for compromise to prevent this fragile and bitterly divided country from breaking apart.

Petromachismo

Rising oil and gas production close to home is enabling a more aggressive stance toward rivals abroad.

Student protesters

A left-leaning student movement could provide an alternative to the right-wing dominance of Ukraine’s street protests and parliamentary politics.

Caracas protest

An imperial era is on the wane, war is in absentia and there are no rising great powers on the horizon.

Blogs

Barack Obama’s general election campaign wasted no time in playing the bin Laden card against Mitt Romney.

April 27, 2012

Tea Party favorite auditions for vice president. Unconvincingly.

April 26, 2012

Just in time for Passover, a difficult but necessary intergenerational conversation about Israel's occupation of the Palestinian territories.

April 6, 2012

Eric on his return to Yale. Reed reviews Rachel Maddow's new book, Drift.

April 5, 2012

Republicans want to portray President Obama as an insincere typical politician. 

April 3, 2012

If the anti-Israel boycott's losing vote at the Park Slope Food Coop really was a victory for BDS, that's a bad thing. 

March 31, 2012

Beinart's The Crisis of Zionism tells a series of important truths about Israel, the occupation and the American Jewish establishment. 

March 30, 2012

Jeff Sachs, who promises he’d lead the World Bank to a new era, proposes more of the same—plus population control. That’s taking us to a new era of Malthus.

March 16, 2012

New polling shows steep declines in American support for the war and President Obama's handling of the situation. 

March 12, 2012

Eric Alterman talks the blues and Cold War literature and Reed Richardson assesses our politics through Bruce Springsteen.

March 8, 2012