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His critiques of US policy are sharp, impassioned and true to democratic principles. If only Bush and Obama had bothered to listen.

Soldier launches drone in Afghanistan

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

(AP Photo/Tomas Munita)

How an American fantasy conflict created disaster in Afghanistan.

The Western media have forgotten those who have suffered the most in the Ukrainian civil war—the eastern Ukrainians.

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

The Atlas Mountains

The fight between terrorism and tourism in Algeria’s Atlas Mountains.

Ashraf Ghani

In the new politics of Afghanistan, the Obama administration finds itself being reduced to the status of bystander.

Afghanistan Drone

When it comes to the Pentagon’s new spending budget, the answer is not more money. 

It’s too easy to condemn the right’s populist attacks on Muslims—especially with so many left-wing atheists and liberal hawks joining the party.

Surveillance camera and Capitol

A new kind of governance is being born right before our eyes. Stop pretending it’s not happening.

Blogs

Neocons will lose the Iran fight because their bankrupt ideology is too partisan, but they’re winning the war of ideas in the GOP.

April 24, 2015

Moderate political commentators are finally admitting what some have been saying for months—that war with Russia is a real possibility.

April 24, 2015

What will it take to repair US-Russian relations?

April 20, 2015

Stephen Cohen talks to John Batchelor about what will happen if Minsk II fails.

April 16, 2015

Lincoln Chafee, who voted against authorizing Bush’s war, challenges Clinton—and her pro-war vote.

April 10, 2015

Yes, despite claims to the contrary by pols and pundits.

April 9, 2015

Neocons say Iran won't be like Iraq because it'll be easy. That's what they said about Iraq, too.

April 8, 2015

The vice president is promoting a 2016 budget that deepens the drug-war and free-trade agendas that contributed to the crisis.

April 7, 2015

Our intelligence apparatus, operating in the dark.

April 7, 2015

Let’s call opponents of this deal what they are: warmongers.

April 3, 2015