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Thanks to the deft negotiations of this veteran UN troubleshooter, tensions have eased in the Geneva peace talks.
Amr Hamzawy was one of the few liberals who condemned both the Morsi government’s misrule and the military coup. Now he’s increasingly isolated.
Prominent lawyers from Obama's home state of Illinois urge the president to shutter the infamous, illegal prison.
It was Dick Cheney, more than any other official, who set the terms for the post-9/11 world we all share.
Progress can’t be made toward a just settlement between Israel and Palestine until Washington quits arming one side to the teeth.
The powerful right-wing lobby doesn’t represent most American Jews, and it’s no longer the only game in town.
The Obama administration's strategic rebalance is really just a retreat.
The country is awash in conformist state worship, fueled by the shrill narrative of a war on terror.
One key goal of NSA surveillance of world leaders is not US national security but political blackmail—as it has been since 1898.
The deployment of US Special Operations forces is a growing form of overseas power projection.
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