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That breakthrough, and the president’s attendance at the Summit of the Americas, will help to build momentum for normalized relations.

Why debates about community development sidestep the issue of inequality.

Tower of Babel

Translation is not the art of failure but the art of the possible.

His critiques of US policy are sharp, impassioned and true to democratic principles. If only Bush and Obama had bothered to listen.

Soldier launches drone in Afghanistan

The remote-controlled hunting of human beings has become standard practice in American warfare.

(AP Photo/Tomas Munita)

How an American fantasy conflict created disaster in Afghanistan.

The West’s favorite Iraq “success story,” the Kurdish region is actually plagued with corruption and nepotism.

The Western media have forgotten those who have suffered the most in the Ukrainian civil war—the eastern Ukrainians.

This is only the latest in a string of terror attacks since Kenya invaded Somalia in 2011.

Blogs

Not correcting the story of Richard Engel’s kidnapping is worse than the Brian Williams scandal.

April 17, 2015

Stephen Cohen talks to John Batchelor about what will happen if Minsk II fails.

April 16, 2015

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

April 13, 2015

Lincoln Chafee, who voted against authorizing Bush’s war, challenges Clinton—and her pro-war vote.

April 10, 2015

Workers’ willingness to take direct action could stem from a recognition that the golden era of Chinese manufacturing is on the wane.

April 9, 2015

Yes, despite claims to the contrary by pols and pundits.

April 9, 2015

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

April 8, 2015

Neocons say Iran won't be like Iraq because it'll be easy. That's what they said about Iraq, too.

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

The vice president is promoting a 2016 budget that deepens the drug-war and free-trade agendas that contributed to the crisis.

April 7, 2015