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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.

Muhammadu Buhari

In an historic election, voters declared that they’re tired of economic growth without development for all.

This invasion pits billionaire royal elites of the Gulf—and their US and Arab League supporters—against the downtrodden people of Yemen.

Blogs

John Kerry’s Sochi visit was a turning point in the ongoing crisis in Ukraine.

May 22, 2015

The refugees are fleeing abduction, torture, and assault—that’s why they’ll continue trying to reach Europe any way they can. 

May 20, 2015

There’s still time for President Obama to order the Justice Department to prosecute the perpetrators.

May 20, 2015

The veteran journalist tracked down the one man who could link the Nixon White House to the illegal bombing of Cambodia. 

May 20, 2015

The fear-mongering senator from South Carolina is expected to announce his bid for the GOP nomination in June. 

May 19, 2015

For many 2016 GOP hopefuls, when it comes to Iraq, time does not equal wisdom. 

May 19, 2015

Especially when their cartoons are so dreadfully unpleasant.

May 19, 2015

A new movie from Andrew Niccol stars Ethan Hawke as a pilot fighting terrorists from the ’burbs of Las Vegas.

May 15, 2015

Stateless refugees from Burma are risking death, rape, and drowning by the thousands on a perilous escape to Malaysia.

May 15, 2015

Kerry and Putin’s meeting in Sochi has big implications for the future of Ukraine.

May 15, 2015