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Is rebel field commander Alexei Mozgovoi a social revolutionary or a power-hungry facilitator of mob rule?

Ukrainian soldiers

Just after jettisoning one Cold War relic, President Obama gave renewed credence to another.

How the well-meaning public became a handmaiden for terror.

Operation Just Cause

From 1989 to 1990, thousands of civilians died and were buried in mass graves in President George H.W. Bush's search for one suspected drug trafficker.

The left should recall and applaud the long resistance of tiny Cuba to the northern Goliath.

Torture Protesters

Unless you’ve experienced it, you can never really know. Here are five books that come closest to conveying the horror.

The appearance of Palestinian defeat is an optical illusion—one that hides the probability of eventual Israeli defeat.

The Park of Freedom at the Warsaw Uprising Museum in Poland, 2013

Memory and revolution in Poland since 1989

Blogs

What will it take to repair US-Russian relations?

April 20, 2015

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