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When you define something as war, violence becomes the only means.

Dominicans of Haitian descent

The past feels dangerously present as deportation and silence devastate Haitian life in the Dominican Republic.

NATO

Placing troops and weaponry on Russia’s border will only heighten tensions in the region.

Iraq

Why Iraq remains a quagmire after decades of intervention, trillions of dollars, the full weight of American military power, and the deaths of hundreds of thousands of people.

Police officers in Ferguson, Missouri

When toddler killings outpace terror killings in the United States, the biggest problem is not jihad.

Dominican Haitians

Haitian residents go into hiding as the deadline for mass deportation arrives.

Sanaa, Yemen

The brutal Saudi bombing of Yemen has killed thousands and left the capital paralyzed by fuel and water shortages.

Putin Obama

Walking away from bilateral negotiations doesn’t “punish” Russia, as Washington intended. It weakens international security.

Blogs

Some Tunisians fear that the government’s proposed solution to deal with violent radicals will undo the victories of the 2011 revolution.

June 29, 2015

Taxi drivers in the sharing economy are fighting to make inroads against labor exploitation.

June 26, 2015

We may very well see the faux caliph chased from his capital by feminist socialists.

June 25, 2015

A former Israeli diplomat lashes out against American liberals, the latest demonstration that the Israeli right—not BDS—is liberal Zionism’s real enemy.

June 25, 2015

The Obama administration decides to “position” heavy military equipment on Russia’s borders.

June 24, 2015

The Big Box retailer is offshoring more than jobs. 

June 22, 2015

How the “Twin Ocean Railroad” pits people against profit.

June 19, 2015

The theme of alternative foreign policy and national security possibilities is what animates an ambitious new project from our friends at Brave New Films.

June 18, 2015

Support for the Muslim Brotherhood has fallen, but they still command a sizable minority.

June 17, 2015