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With growing food, fuel and power shortages, civilians struggle to survive in a country torn apart by warring militias.

Drone in Afghanistan

An internal Air Force memo reveals that the US military’s drone wars are in major trouble.

Negotiations will rumble on, but the concessions Greece has already won could change the future of the eurozone.

Police officer and Boris Nemtsov memorial

Amid accusations slung between rival political camps, a different explanation of the death of Boris Nemtsov emerges.

The Raines family in 1969

In 1971, I helped burglarize an FBI office and leaked documents that exposed J. Edgar Hoover’s abuses of power. Here’s what that experience taught me.

Boris Nemtsov mourners

The opponents of the recently concluded Minsk agreement could use the murder as a pretext to derail the cease-fire accord.

Guantanamo protest at the White House

American airpower has blown away eight wedding parties in three different countries—and we call ourselves the leaders of the global war on terror.

“If you can kill a well-known person with impunity, because I'm sure no one who ordered it will be punished, then we're all just as vulnerable.”

No—the Greek negotiators had to swallow some bitter pills, but they extracted crucial concessions from the troika.

Blogs

The debt crisis has little to do with poor budgeting and everything to do with crony capitalism.

March 4, 2015

Okinawans have voted overwhelmingly to close a key US forward base in Asia.

March 4, 2015

Hint: it’s not to pressure the US into striking a better deal with Iran.

March 3, 2015

A top defense official says the lack of geographic limits was “very deliberate” and could be used to fight a worldwide war against “extremism.”

March 3, 2015

The right-wing ‘pro-Israel’ lobby is slowly losing its bipartisan appeal. Here's why that's a good thing.

March 3, 2015

Without serious reform, migrant fishers in Thailand will remain as disposable as fish bait.

March 2, 2015

The government and the opposition do battle as ordinary Venezuelans weather an economic crisis.

March 2, 2015

The Fox News host's exaggerations are bad—but his failure to report on murders committed by US allies is even more disturbing.

February 27, 2015

Stephen Cohen discusses this month's negotiations over the conflict in Ukraine and the current proposal for a Ukrainian federation.

February 27, 2015

Those who claim that this destructive cult’s ideology reflects some essential aspect of Islam are obscuring its origins—in George W. Bush’s illegal war that destroyed Iraq and fomented sectarian extremism.

February 24, 2015