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Unless the number of arms is reduced dramatically, peace is unlikely to hold.

Gorbachev represented a unique change in Soviet statesmanship; two books examine him and the end of the Cold War.

President Bush meets with Russian leader Putin, al the while ICBMs target Russia.

Past Nobel Prize winners congratulate the UN and Kofi Annan.

Recently deported, Ghasson Dahduli is now missing in Jordanian custody, and his family worries about what he's being subjected to.

Disdained by the majority culture, Muslims turn for self-respect to absolutism.

Israel responds to a suicide bombing with untrammeled military repression—which action is terrorism (if not both)?

'Modernity' isn't the archfiend. But as often preached, it appears so to many.

As Washington casts its glance on the Israel-Palestine situation, the usual aspersions against Palestinians are uttered again.

Blogs

Veteran peace campaigner Lee Brown, dead at age 80, is best honored by maintaining her ardent activism in a new year with plenty of old challenges.

January 2, 2011

The editors want more weapons and military "steadfastedness" against Beijing.

January 2, 2011

The trials and tribulations of the destructive Marty Peretz, great Jewish songs and the mail.

December 30, 2010

The "under-the-table settlement" draws condemnation in Nigeria, where a leading newspaper says: "Only a painstaking trial and possible conviction, if found guilty, would have forced Halliburton to change its corrupt ways..." But the payout in Nigeria does not mean the US Congress and other officials should neglect Cheney's misdeeds.

December 27, 2010

Why is the media going crazy over Assange while no one's paying attention to Bradley Manning, who's actually doing serious time and facing rough conditions in prison for allegedly leaking classified information?

December 23, 2010