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News and Features
Nathan Englander’s play, The Twenty-Seventh Man, focuses on the moment that Yiddish culture in Russia died a sudden and unnatural death.
The US military’s “Pacific Pivot” is raising tensions with China and prompting local resistance.
When The New York Times first revealed the NSA was wiretapping Americans without a warrant in 2005, it was a scandal. But the government continues to spy with impunity—and what was once illegal has become the law.
How thrillers inform spycraft, and the fictions that belie them both.
As Zero Dark Thirty reminds us, Americans have yet to face the torture committed on our behalf.
How the US intelligence community came out of the shadows.
The US military’s aggressive Asia-Pacific strategy is escalating tensions with China and prompting local resistance throughout the region.
Peace forces could join with labor, civil rights and environmental coalitions to pressure Obama to “do some nation-building here at home.”
Why are US taxpayers still forced to pay billions of dollars for US military bases?
What remains of the initial Obama drive to reach out to Iran with an “engagement that is honed and grounded in mutual respect”?