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Napalm strike in South Vietnam

The Vietnam War was indisputably an American-grown disaster. But why let truth stand in the way of glory?

Tony Abbott in the Metropolitan coal mine

The land down under is in the midst of a desperate battle that pits green energy advocates against the prime minister and his dirty-energy allies.

The United Kingdom’s political landscape is now as fractured and unruly as its society.

That breakthrough, and the president’s attendance at the Summit of the Americas, will help to build momentum for normalized relations.

Soldier launches drone in Afghanistan

The remote-controlled hunting of human beings has become standard practice in American warfare.

The West’s favorite Iraq “success story,” the Kurdish region is actually plagued with corruption and nepotism.

This is only the latest in a string of terror attacks since Kenya invaded Somalia in 2011.

Blogs

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

May 28, 2015

The fatal fire at a Philippines shoe factory exposes the ills of global free trade.

May 26, 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

Stateless refugees from Burma are risking death, rape, and drowning by the thousands on a perilous escape to Malaysia.

May 15, 2015

Apart from widespread fear of Iran, this year’s Al Jazeera Forum in Doha was mostly a display of the Arab world’s many deep fissures.

May 12, 2015

The veteran investigative journalist debunked the official version of the bin Laden killing—now there's a rush to smear him.

May 12, 2015

Last night the British Labour Party’s moment of triumph turned into a car crash—and the recriminations have already begun.

May 8, 2015

Long before the quake, Nepal suffered the rupturing shocks of global capitalism.

May 8, 2015

Forty years later, we still haven’t confronted the true lesson of Vietnam.

May 5, 2015

The French satirical publication takes aim at fundamentalism—in all its forms.

April 30, 2015