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The last time I saw pictures of a man in need of a haircut being displayed as a trophy of the American Empire it was Che Guevara, stretched out dead on a table in Vallegrande, a village in the Bo

Khrushchev wrote in his incomparable memoirs that Soviet admirals, like admirals everywhere, loved battleships because they could get piped aboard in great style amid the respectful hurrahs of th

The quagmire in Iraq seems to deepen by the week, with the guerrilla
resistance growing stronger and more sophisticated.

What would you do now in Iraq? is the question confronting the
Democratic presidential candidates.

Click here for more info on why Paul Bremer's "reforms" in Iraq have been illegal to begin with. Compiled by Aaron Maté.

Bush must reverse his misguided policy and get out of Iraq now.

A new justification for our war on Iraq has been born out of the war
itself.

An explosive legal obstacle, currently ignored, lurks beneath the
surface of the Iraq war debate--international law likely to ensnare and
possibly crumple the American conqueror's grandiose pla

Blogs

Tea Party favorite auditions for vice president. Unconvincingly.

April 26, 2012

Just in time for Passover, a difficult but necessary intergenerational conversation about Israel's occupation of the Palestinian territories.

April 6, 2012

Eric on his return to Yale. Reed reviews Rachel Maddow's new book, Drift.

April 5, 2012

Republicans want to portray President Obama as an insincere typical politician. 

April 3, 2012

If the anti-Israel boycott's losing vote at the Park Slope Food Coop really was a victory for BDS, that's a bad thing. 

March 31, 2012

Beinart's The Crisis of Zionism tells a series of important truths about Israel, the occupation and the American Jewish establishment. 

March 30, 2012

Jeff Sachs, who promises he’d lead the World Bank to a new era, proposes more of the same—plus population control. That’s taking us to a new era of Malthus.

March 16, 2012

New polling shows steep declines in American support for the war and President Obama's handling of the situation. 

March 12, 2012

Eric Alterman talks the blues and Cold War literature and Reed Richardson assesses our politics through Bruce Springsteen.

March 8, 2012

The Emergency Committee for Israel is accusing President Obama and liberal think tanks of opposing Israel’s interests, but they don’t have the evidence to back it up. 

March 4, 2012