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Sisi Hazem

Its ‘generosity’ toward Cairo notwithstanding, Washington has been reduced to the role of a helpless bystander.

UKIP

Labour has to lead the case for a modern, multicultural society that needs the skills of migrants to compete in the global economy. 

Marine Le Pen

For the first time in recorded history, the ultra-right-wing National Front came first in a national election.

Crimea protest

Why is the Western press so invested in expounding the highly unconvincing narrative of the official line?

Putin and Jinping

The BRICS countries are creating a new global architecture that challenges the exceptionalist, unipolar world that Washington imagines for our future.

Kerry Fulbright

Long advertised as a flaship program for American cultural diplomacy, the Fulbright Program is now facing devastating budget cuts.

Paul Singer

Paul Singer is one of the Republican Party’s most effective fundraisers—and a leading proponent of using military force against Tehran. 

Putin and Obama

In the name of ‘democracy,’ the West has unrelentingly moved its military, political and economic power ever closer to post-Soviet Russia.

Pro-Russia protesters

Can the referendum results be interpreted in a way that allows politicians in both Kiev and Crimea to save face? 

Russian soldier

The international community should be pushing for compromise to prevent this fragile and bitterly divided country from breaking apart.

Blogs

Prof. Stephen F. Cohen goes on HuffPost Live to promote diplomacy with Russia.

September 13, 2013

Elizabeth O'Bagy’s brief tenure as an “expert” on Syrian rebels comes to an inglorious end.

September 12, 2013

The tragedy of September 11, 1973 belongs not just to the Chileans. It belongs also to the military coup’s enablers—the taxpayers of the United States.

September 11, 2013

If so, the secret cat is out of the proverbial bag.

June 25, 2013

Lots of candidates, real politics in Iran.

May 17, 2013

It just might work. But the bombs-away crowd isn’t happy.

May 8, 2013

The New York Times and its columnists push unproven chemical claims as Israeli assaults begin.

May 6, 2013

Polls show Americans overwhelmingly oppose US action in Syria, 62-24.

May 1, 2013

It’s a tough one, but it ought to John Kerry’s top priority.

April 24, 2013

An indecisive, divided administration may be gradually blundering its way toward war.

April 18, 2013