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Piece of MH17

To understand the present crisis over downed Malaysian flight MH17, we need to look at the roots of the new Cold War.

At age 70, a writer reflects on the so-called ‘American Century’—and the world it wrought.

Nearly ninety people were killed by Israeli forces today, most of them in one of Gaza’s poorest and most crowded neighborhoods.

Over 77 percent of the dead are civilians. Every day brings more stories of incomprehensible anguish and loss.

Malaysia MH17 Ukraine crash

Western sanctions against Russia have done nothing to curb Putin’s support for rebels in eastern Ukraine, and may in fact have turned a regional dispute into an international crisis.

More than 240 Palestinians have been killed in air strikes, nearly 77 percent of them civilians, including almost fifty children.

Baghdad Car Bomb

“Fear, arbitrary arrests, indiscriminate bombing, killing, an uncertain future—this is the new democratic Iraq.”

Gaza

If Israel is not brought to justice, it will commit the same crimes again and again.

Matteo Renzi

The old left sneers at the recently elected Matteo Renzi. But he’s already carried out undeniably redistributive measures during his brief tenure.

Blogs

Every week, Nation interns try to cut through the echo chamber and choose one good article in their area of interest that they feel should receive more attention. 

December 1, 2011

The lowest country on the planet needs action at the UN world conference on climate change in Durban. But “Occupy COP17” is expecting much from governments.

December 1, 2011

New Israeli ads portray American Jews as ignorant lost souls. 

December 1, 2011

The liberal firebrand, who will retire from the House next year, championed LGBT rights, worked for a fairer economy and pushed for cutting defense spending.

November 28, 2011

Every week, Nation interns try to cut through the echo chamber and choose one good article in their area of interest that they feel should receive more attention.

November 23, 2011

Extreme Israel hawks are increasingly just another part of the right-wing coalition. 

November 21, 2011

Every week, Nation interns try to cut through the echo chamber and choose one good article in their area of interest that they feel should receive more attention.

November 18, 2011

Twenty years after the end of the Soviet Union, reflections on glasnost's fate.

November 14, 2011

 Obama administration lowers temperature over Iran nuclear issue, and it loses its top Middle East hawk.

November 11, 2011

Every week, Nation interns try to cut through the echo chamber and choose one good article in their area of interest that they feel should receive more attention.

November 11, 2011