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How free and fair is an election run by warlords?

The reviewer's galley of Natasha, David Bezmozgis's short-story collection about a Russian émigré family in Toronto, begins with words not from the writer but the publisher.

Now that a summerlong Homeland Security crackdown along the Arizona border is concluding, the results are in and they spell lethal failure.

The US occupation of Iraq is the cause of, not the solution to, the violence and the mounting deaths that followed the invasion.

If I were Ralph Nader (and given the number of people screaming at me about stabbing Kerry in the back, I sometimes think I am), I'd get on the plane to Palestine and Baghdad and spend less time

Washington Post columnist Richard Cohen, once a supporter of the war in Iraq, has been rethinking his position.

Nonproliferation--the global campaign to prevent the further spread of nuclear, chemical and biological weapons--must be applied in a nondiscriminatory fashion to be effective.

When John Kerry in a recent speech refocused his campaign by targeting George W.

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Activists disrupt Henry Kissinger’s testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee.

January 29, 2015

Cohen said the fighting in Ukraine could lead the United States and NATO to war with Russia.

January 29, 2015

If Rubio really wanted to position himself for 2016, he could seize on the implications of his question for a broader immigration reform bill: Adjustment for All!

January 28, 2015

Voting should have the power to begin the world over again.

January 28, 2015

The new Saudi king faces a legacy of unrelieved authoritarianism, corruption, and regional, class and sectarian discontents, the result of the tepid and incomplete reforms of his predecessor, the late King Abdullah. Only democratic and human rights reforms can hope to assure the kingdom's future.

January 27, 2015

Five years after the devastating earthquake, has Haiti fallen into de facto dictatorship?

January 22, 2015

Stephen Cohen on continued conflict in Ukraine. 

January 22, 2015

President Obama’s speech was a mixed bag for progressives on foreign policy.

January 21, 2015

The Nation's Stephen Cohen tells John Batchelor why the latest violence in Ukraine reminds him of the early eighties.

January 15, 2015

Five years after its earthquake, and more than ten years after its coup, the UN needs to be out and Haiti needs to be free.

January 15, 2015