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For nearly four decades, Sahrawis have struggled for independence from Morocco. There are growing fears of a return to arms.

John Kerry (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

The United States’ top diplomat is a figure of his times (and that’s not a good thing.)

A poster of Edward Snowden in Hong Kong. (Reuters/Bobby Yip)

How can the president and Senator Feinstein claim ignorance on the NSA’s surveillance of German Chancellor Angela Merkel?

NATO base in Italy

How the Pentagon is using your tax dollars to turn Italy into a launching pad for the wars of today and tomorrow.

Rouhani supporters

The United States has much to gain from improved relations and little to lose from easing sanctions.

Kerry and Netanyahu

It’s considering a bill that would estrange millions of Palestinian-Americans from their families and their illegally occupied homeland.

Vladimir Putin

The Weekly Standard's assault on my article is a quintessential example of cold-war thinking and debased discourse.

Blogs

CNN’s Arwa Damon has been so deeply enmeshed with rebel fighters, she has lost all traces of objective reporting.

December 11, 2012

Anything that Obama does will make it worse.

December 10, 2012

One of Obama’s favorite TV shows warns him directly against the terror of drones.

December 10, 2012

Five million people have died since 1998. Why is the media so silent on the long-standing conflict in Congo? 

November 30, 2012

Who is the real beneficiary of US food aid—those suffering from chronic hunger worldwide, or American agricultural corporations?

November 30, 2012

As a 138-nation majority votes Palestine into UN statehood, Netanyahu and Susan Rice do nothing but sputter in outrage. 

November 30, 2012

By refusing to condemn Israel’s oppressive policy towards Palestine, the United States is encouraging conditions in the region that reward terrorism.

November 27, 2012

A monitoring organization is slamming Walmart for creating the conditions for the fire that killed 112 workers.

November 26, 2012

The White House better let Israel know, quietly, to stand down. And then work for a real ceasefire. Fast.

November 16, 2012

Now that the election is over, the US is freer to make peace with the Taliban.

November 15, 2012