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Star Wars

Star Wars, G.I. Joe, Rambo, Red Dawn and how a tale of American triumphalism was returned to the child’s world.

G.I. Joe

Barbie, Joe, Darth Vader and making war in children’s culture.

Seoul rally

At ceremonies held around the sixtieth anniversary of the Korean armistice, the president sounded bellicose notes, while failing to mention national unification.

US military

And other headlines from an upside-down history of the US military and the world.

Iraq Veterans Against the War and human rights organizations in both the US and Iraq are collecting signatures for a petition to pressure the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to hold a hearing on the human rights impacts of US wars.

Kerry and Netanyahu

Washington’s assurances that it will defend Israel no matter what it does, however objectionable, kill any hope of a two-state solution to the conflict.

Border

Here's how to turn the US-Mexican border into a war zone.

Egypt

Deadly clashes shock a nation fresh off the heels of a military coup.

Supporters of Hassan Rouhani

In a clear challenge to hardliners, President-elect Hassan Rouhani vowed, ‘I have come to destroy extremism.’

Guatemala's ex-dictator Efrain Rios Montt

The reputations of Reagan-era officials who enabled the Guatemalan genocide have not been tarnished.

Blogs

The writer lacerates Israel in an op-ed, but that doesn’t make the paper a bastion of anti-Zionism.

August 6, 2012

WikiLeaks revealed a Latin America dominated by American intervention and meddling. 

August 3, 2012

Every week, Nation interns try to look beyond the echo chamber and choose one good article in their area of interest that they feel should receive more attention.

August 2, 2012

The ayatollahs have their endgame, too.

August 1, 2012

Mitt's foreign policy, like much of his vision for America, seems out of a 20th-century history book.

July 31, 2012

While Romney toured Poland, the current leaders of the historic union denounced his “support for the attacks against trade unions and labor rights.”

July 30, 2012

While abroad Romney signals that he wants a return to the Bush Doctrine. 

July 30, 2012

The presumed GOP candidate’s offense-slinging stumble through London this week lends irony to his false claims about Obama apologizing for America. It seems America will have to apologize for Mitt.

 

July 27, 2012

Every week, Nation interns try to cut through the echo chamber and choose one good article in their area of interest that they feel should receive more attention.

July 27, 2012

A well-funded new conservative website, the Washington Free Beacon, helps its lobbyist sponsor press for Taiwanese arms deals—with no disclosure.

July 26, 2012