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Vladamir Putin and Xi Jinping

The new route could be China’s first breakthrough in a trans-continental trade revolution.

Corruption in Haiti is still rampant—and the US-backed regime of President Michel Martelly still uses the political toolbox developed by the Duvaliers to control the country.

Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping

There could soon be a trade alliance between Beijing, Moscow and Berlin—but you wouldn’t know it from the triumphal tone in Washington.

ISIS strike

Former top UN diplomat Lakhdar Brahimi lays out how decades of naïveté about Arab societies, poor planning and post-conflict miscalculations have fostered a deep mistrust and lack of confidence in the United States.

The 2014 NATO Summit closed on Friday with one main accomplishment: the increased militarization and institutionalization of a new Cold War.

As world leaders fail to end the bloodletting in Gaza, it is up to civil society to demand justice for Palestinians.

Blogs

What will it take to repair US-Russian relations?

April 20, 2015

The late author influenced a whole generation of Latin American leftists. 

April 13, 2015

Blame the US, not Putin, for undermining unity in Europe.

April 8, 2015

The European Commission and the IMF created the conditions that produced Syriza. Now they’re doing everything they can to strangle it in its cradle.

April 8, 2015

What are the Kremlin's true intentions in Ukraine?

April 6, 2015

Dozens of poor El Salvadorans were killed during the bishop’s funeral thirty five years ago.

March 25, 2015

House GOP lauds Netanyahu’s win as "hard-fought and well-earned."

March 20, 2015

Stephen Cohen discusses whether the ceasefire, enforced by Minsk II, has the potential to return the Russian-Ukrainian border to the Kiev government.

March 19, 2015

The crisis in Ukraine has reached a fork in the road.

March 12, 2015

By declaring Venezuela a national security threat, Obama has actually strengthened president Maduro.

March 10, 2015