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Lituya Bay, Gulf of Alaska

The waters of the Gulf of Alaska are some of the most pristine in the world. That will change next month.

President Erdogan plans to rewrite the Constitution and concentrate yet more power in his hands.

More War = More Extremism

From toddlers with guns to wedding parties hit by drones, here’s the news for tomorrow.

Sudan People's Liberation Army

American law prevents military aid to countries that employ child soldiers—but that hasn’t stopped us in South Sudan.

Troops in Afghanistan

A quarter-century after the collapse of the Soviet Union, the military remains structured to defeat a threat that no longer exists.

Groups from Amnesty to the ACLU to Reprieve are calling for the same standard of accountability that followed the killings of Warren Weinstein and Giovanni Lo Porto.

Hannah Arendt, 1969.

Many have delighted in judging Hannah Arendt, maybe because they have feared her judgment.

Sterling conviction

It’s a warning shot—not only against whistleblowing but against basic communication with journalists by government employees.

A new report from the Israeli veterans group Breaking the Silence says the IDF fails to distinguish between civilians and combatants.

For Palestinian refugees living in Syria, a tenuous existence has turned into a struggle for survival.

Blogs

There’s still time for President Obama to order the Justice Department to prosecute the perpetrators.

May 20, 2015

The veteran journalist tracked down the one man who could link the Nixon White House to the illegal bombing of Cambodia. 

May 20, 2015

For many 2016 GOP hopefuls, when it comes to Iraq, time does not equal wisdom. 

May 19, 2015

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

May 15, 2015

Kerry and Putin’s meeting in Sochi has big implications for the future of Ukraine.

May 15, 2015

Three million Vietnamese names, etched on copper plates 13 feet high.

May 11, 2015

What we can learn from contractors about intelligence—and the CIA.

May 11, 2015

It is painful to imagine how much could have been avoided and achieved had The Nation’s warnings been heeded.

May 8, 2015

Reliance on self-interested local allies plagues US targeting in its foreign wars, Syria edition.

May 8, 2015