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Palestinian home

A just solution to the conflict—whether it results in one state or two—would dismantle those institutions that privilege any ethnic, religious or national group.

Hugo Chavez sign

Yes, the Venezuelan president could be a strongman. But he leaves behind what might be called the most democratic country in the Western Hemisphere.

The LGBT Center and a host of high-profile New York City politicians have endorsed open debate of Israel-Palestine—only with ritual support for Israel's policies.

Judith Butler

Despite a campaign to silence them, philosophers Judith Butler and Omar Barghouti spoke at Brooklyn College on Thursday night. In an exclusive, The Nation presents the text of Butler’s remarks.

Mario Monti

The sad truth is that disarming and defeating Silvio Berlusconi remains the country’s first priority.

Netanyahu

It is long past time to reject expansionism, intolerance and structural inequality and define what democratic Israeli patriotism really stands for.

In his inaugural speech, the president vowed to engage with other countries so as to "lift suspicion and fear." He should reach out to forge a more sane and sensible relationship with Cuba.

South China Sea

Will China-Japan-US tensions in the Pacific ignite a conflict and sink the global economy?

Street clashes in Cairo

Seven people are dead and more than 670 were injured in the violence, as several officials resign in protest.

Destruction in Gaza

Testimonies from Israeli Defense Force veterans reveal the truth about the ongoing occupation.

Blogs

Obama's under lots of pressure to topple Qaddafi, and NATO meets tomorrow.

March 9, 2011

China’s new economic plan is a relic of the past. It focuses on raising standards of living. How quaint!

March 8, 2011

The Turks and Afghans are talking about setting up an official venue in Turkey for negotiating a political settlement in Afghanistan.

March 3, 2011

The White House has rejected calls from neocons, McCain and the Washington Post to use force.

March 3, 2011

Mousavi, Karroubi reportedly taken to army prison, amid demands that they be executed.

March 2, 2011

Mikhail Gorbachev's 80th birthday is an opportunity to reconsider a complicated legacy of reform.

March 1, 2011

A Moroccan single mother has earned the sad distinction of being the first Arab woman to commit political self-immolation.

February 27, 2011

I don’t know about you, but I’m having a hard time keeping track of who is responsible for the Arab uprisings.

February 25, 2011

Obama must resist calls to involve the US military in Libya’s revolution.

February 23, 2011

So far it's about freedom, but the region's vast wealth—its oil and state-owned enterprises—is at stake.

February 22, 2011