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American military involvement would inflame, not ease, Iraq’s sectarian divisions.

Bush

Former president Bush is to blame for the present crisis in Iraq—along with decades of murder, lies and imperial aggression.

New Delhi, India, January 22, 2014

Why does the belief that women are safest when secluded still hold sway in India?

Torture Protest

Eric Lomax was captured and tortured by the Japanese during World War II. Forty years later, he tracked down the man responsible.

Cheney and Friends

Since 9/11, power-hungry political leaders have eviscerated the First Amendment—and we’ve allowed them to do it.

President Michelle Bachelet’s reforms look good on paper—so why are tens of thousands of students taking to the streets to protest them?

The presidential run-off this weekend and talks with the FARC are obscuring horrific violence in places like Buenaventura—and US multinationals are deeply implicated.

Soldier

An Air Force veteran explains how we all got drafted into the American national security state.

Vietnam

In fifty years of nearly nonstop American warfare, we’ve learned little and achieved less.

Blogs

On Afghanistan withdrawal, Congress may be catching up with the American people—though not fast enough.

December 5, 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. 

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