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Guest worker programs are a threat to the communities Central American
migrants forge as they sweep across the US. These programs undermine
the economic rights of immigrants and natives alike.

An agreement between the United States and North
Korea resolving longstanding differences on nuclear weapons and energy
programs at first was cause for celebration. But in fact, no real
breakthrough has occurred. There is only the appearance of an
agreement.

Long-awaited reform efforts at the United Nations have
fallen far short of Kofi Annan's original vision. But despite John
Bolton's antagonism, there has been progress.

Our strategy ought not to be to fight every prospective terrorist to the death in Iraq, but to deny them the cause that has swollen their ranks--our continuing presence there.

In his new book, Robert Kaplan proposes that the
antidote to anarchy is empire, policed by soldiers holding an assault
rifle in one hand and candy bars in the other.

How could liberals believe the most reactionary
President since William McKinley could and would export democracy to
Iraq?

Not since the days of the Dust Bowl has America seen such
a massive migration of refugees. Who becomes one of this tribe
is a matter of race and class.

How can women be equal before Islamic law, according to which they are unequal?

The Bush Administration is tongue-tied because it doesn't know what lie to put out next.

Bush may crow about a new constitution, but he can't deny that autocrats, theocrats and terrorists are clearly in control.

Blogs

Obstacles to détente in the Ukraine crisis and predictions for the country's uncertain economic future.

May 28, 2015

The idea that further Western imperialism could now bring order to the Middle East is the ultimate anachronism.

May 26, 2015

John Kerry’s Sochi visit was a turning point in the ongoing crisis in Ukraine.

May 22, 2015

The refugees are fleeing abduction, torture, and assault—that’s why they’ll continue trying to reach Europe any way they can. 

May 20, 2015

The fear-mongering senator from South Carolina is expected to announce his bid for the GOP nomination in June. 

May 19, 2015

A new movie from Andrew Niccol stars Ethan Hawke as a pilot fighting terrorists from the ’burbs of Las Vegas.

May 15, 2015

Kerry and Putin’s meeting in Sochi has big implications for the future of Ukraine.

May 15, 2015

Reliance on self-interested local allies plagues US targeting in its foreign wars, Syria edition.

May 8, 2015

"These are really historic times, and the epicenter is Ukraine."

May 1, 2015

How Bolivian protesters and global activists exposed the dark side of global trade pacts and paved the way for the battles to come.

April 29, 2015