News and Features
Ahmed Rashid’s gloomy, essential account of the divisive US-Pakistan alliance.
Mira Nair's latest film includes a character who's a journalist and CIA agent. Is this responsible filmmaking?
America’s covert warfare—a bizarre form of unconscious wish fulfillment—warrants Scahill’s unembedded, dogged, independent reporting.
Decades of Jewish settlement and Arab dispossession have radically changed the demographic makeup of this Palestinian capital.
President Fernando Lugo's ouster was called a coup in South America. But the US didn't blink.
Fifty years later, James Donovan's "metadiplomacy" shows that normal relations are possible.
Pyongyang's bellicose posturing conforms to an old pattern, but the dangers may be greater now because tensions are rising throughout the region.
We continue to obsess about Iran's fantasy weapons, but pay remarkably little attention to the existing nuclear weapons in the region—Israel's.
Everyone's favorite Nobel-winning Keynesian is no longer gravely deluded on the global economy. How much can we trust him now?
The growing threats of nuclear war and environmental catastrophe make it hard to bet on the survival of our species.
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