News and Features
The Communist Party is failing to heed demands for political reform.
In Western hands, Afghanistan didn't transition to a "free market" system—but a particularly venal form of crony capitalism.
We continue to obsess about Iran's fantasy weapons, but pay remarkably little attention to the existing nuclear weapons in the region—Israel's.
Everyone's favorite Nobel-winning Keynesian is no longer gravely deluded on the global economy. How much can we trust him now?
The growing threats of nuclear war and environmental catastrophe make it hard to bet on the survival of our species.
Before the Iraq War, there was Guantánamo, the AUMF, My Lai and more. What you don’t know can hurt you.
The NSA Four reveal how a toxic mix of cronyism and fraud blinded the agency before 9/11.
Conditions in Iraq, not surprisingly, bear little resemblance to the fantasyland touted by America’s recent presidents.
Since the dawn of air power, supporters have advanced fantasies that, again and again, have failed to pan out—while civilians die in often staggering numbers.
A just solution to the conflict—whether it results in one state or two—would dismantle those institutions that privilege any ethnic, religious or national group.