News and Features
The revelations of whistleblowers lead us to believe that we know a great deal about the secret world of Washington. This is an illusion.
The Pentagon’s whitewashed history of the Vietnam War provokes troubling questions about how the invasion of Iraq will one day be remembered.
If anything, reporting on the NSA’s overreach has revealed just how dangerous to our freedoms the agency’s surveillance practices really are.
It’s still possible to remember, almost nostalgically, how the Fifth Amendment used to guarantee Americans due process.
Thanks to the deft negotiations of this veteran UN troubleshooter, tensions have eased in the Geneva peace talks.
In Tunisia, secularists and Islamists produced a landmark constitution—without Western interference.
Amr Hamzawy was one of the few liberals who condemned both the Morsi government’s misrule and the military coup. Now he’s increasingly isolated.
Prominent lawyers from Obama's home state of Illinois urge the president to shutter the infamous, illegal prison.
How the American media misrepresent Putin, Sochi and Ukraine.
It was Dick Cheney, more than any other official, who set the terms for the post-9/11 world we all share.
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