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(Reuters/Fars News/Sina Shiri)

It’s looking increasingly likely—but there’s reason to fear the White House will overplay its hand.

A group of Bengalis in the countryside

The humanitarian impulse has not vanished from US foreign policy. It has simply split into two camps.

US Border Patrol

For the US, “homeland security” is hardly limited to the homeland.

Malalai Joya

US forces used the plight of Afghan women to justify war—but twelve years later, women are still suffering.

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.

Blogs

NATO is not doing enough to acknowledge and prevent civilian deaths in what’s still a “global war on terror.”

June 12, 2012

China and India are angling for an Afghan role.

June 7, 2012

The United States ought to back off.

June 1, 2012

The Ohio Representative and peace advocate talks about the NDAA, Iran and accountability for military disasters.

May 29, 2012

More than 10,000 complaints have been filed about abuses by the police and military since the coup, none of which have been addressed.

May 22, 2012

How US counterterrorism strategy in Yemen is actually counterproductive.

May 17, 2012

The unneeded crisis that almost derailed US-China relations.

May 9, 2012

What does the Chen Guangcheng story say about the United States?

May 7, 2012

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