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Ret. Col. Ann Wright speaks from aboard the Gaza Freedom Flotilla, heading to Gaza with aid and solidarity.

Russia scholar Stephen Cohen talks to the Journal of International Affairs about re-democratization and the modernization debate.

The bailout may stanch the bleeding for now, but if the EU does not strengthen economic governance and growth and work toward further political integration, new crises will erupt.

As Israel wages an international battle for its legitimacy, a new book details the country’s secret alliance with South Africa’s apartheid regime.

Nation Contributing Editor Christian Parenti talks about Obama’s lack of planning when it comes to Af-Pak.

Nation Editor Katrina vanden Heuvel discusses the political aftermath of the Moscow suicide bombings.

As our own yellow press goes from strength to strength, what can the history of slander and libel teach us?

The Latin American utopia has disappeared, says novelist and crackero Jorge Volpi, and he displays little nostalgia for it.

Blogs

Two doddering old neoconservative cranks channel John McCain, circa 2007.

December 13, 2013

Islamists gain upper hand in Syria opposition, to blundering Washington’s dismay.

December 12, 2013

A blowup over the crisis in Kiev is the last thing that Obama needs.

December 11, 2013

It’s a lot bigger than just Iran’s nuclear program.

December 5, 2013

The last thing Obama needs to do in his “pivot” to Asia is try to “contain” China.

November 27, 2013

Reading through this complicated history in our pages, one sees how much has gone wrong between the two countries, but also how much could be set right.

September 20, 2013

Nation editor Roane Carey joins a panel to unpack the Israeli documentary The Law in These Parts.

August 21, 2013

As the death toll in Egypt hits 900, the violence shows no signs of slowing down.

August 19, 2013

Democracy doesn’t fare well when a few personalities dominate media ownership.

August 16, 2013

As abortion access becomes increasingly limited in some states and countries, providing generous health and welfare provisions for women and children is vital.

August 13, 2013