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European Union

The complex federal project of the EU has proven fragile in the absence of a strong external threat.

Operation Crossroads in the Marshall Islands

The historic US nuclear testing site is taking its case for disarmament to the International Court of Justice.

US-Mexico border

Israeli companies are using the lessons they’ve learned occupying Gaza to militarize the US border.

Syriza supporters

The election was a triumph for anti-austerity politics and a rejection of corruption. Now comes the hard part.

The scientists at the Doomsday Clock say that failed political leadership on climate change and nuclear weapons endangers “every person on earth.”

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

With his latest crass interference in US politics, he may have dug a deep hole for himself—and for America’s Israel lobby.

The Capitol in Washington

No matter who wins the presidency, we can count on the re-election of two words: “more war.”

Haiti reconstruction

The international community pledged enough aid to give every Haitian a check for $1,000. The money went elsewhere.

The Syriza party is poised to win Greece’s snap elections on an anti-austerity platform.

US Special Forces in Sudan

What do you know about the special forces carrying out a secret war in more than half the nations on the planet?

Blogs

If Rubio really wanted to position himself for 2016, he could seize on the implications of his question for a broader immigration reform bill: Adjustment for All!

January 28, 2015

Voting should have the power to begin the world over again.

January 28, 2015

Europe remains politically and economically divided.

January 28, 2015

The new Saudi king faces a legacy of unrelieved authoritarianism, corruption, and regional, class and sectarian discontents, the result of the tepid and incomplete reforms of his predecessor, the late King Abdullah. Only democratic and human rights reforms can hope to assure the kingdom's future.

January 27, 2015

Who are the surrender monkeys now?

January 23, 2015

Amid management intimidation, police violence and government disinterest, the movement is still pushing for better working conditions and fair compensation. 

January 23, 2015

Five years after the devastating earthquake, has Haiti fallen into de facto dictatorship?

January 22, 2015

Stephen Cohen on continued conflict in Ukraine. 

January 22, 2015

Poverty in France’s Muslim communities should elicit public dismay, and not just because it’s among the factors that may have motivated Charlie Hebdo’s attackers.

January 22, 2015

President Obama’s speech was a mixed bag for progressives on foreign policy.

January 21, 2015