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The Pashtuns of the tribal areas bordering Afghanistan are trapped between a brutal Taliban insurgency and a Pakistani government that treats them like colonial subjects.

Nairobi

Obama’s visit this summer will certainly be a big event, but Kenyans’ interests stretch well beyond the United States.

The states of the future will marry the least savory aspects of collectivism and capitalism.

For Palestinian refugees living in Syria, a tenuous existence has turned into a struggle for survival.

Muhammadu Buhari

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

Angela Davis at the Jewish Voice for Peace 2015 conference

When a Palestinian woman went to this Jewish group’s annual conference, she found a growing movement of Jews and other allies.

Boris Nemtsov mourners

The opponents of the recently concluded Minsk agreement could use the murder as a pretext to derail the cease-fire accord.

Jack Matlock makes the case for the United States reaching a practical compromise with Russia.

Sheldon Adelson

United Against Nuclear Iran collected nearly one-third of its 2013 revenue from the Las Vegas–based casino magnate.

Blogs

Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff was imprisoned and repeatedly tortured by a regime Henry Kissinger supported. So why would she want to meet him?

July 1, 2015

Some Tunisians fear that the government’s proposed solution to deal with violent radicals will undo the victories of the 2011 revolution.

June 29, 2015

We may very well see the faux caliph chased from his capital by feminist socialists.

June 25, 2015

Support for the Muslim Brotherhood has fallen, but they still command a sizable minority.

June 17, 2015

Hello! I am a beautiful American swimsuit model who loves apple pie, the American flag, popular television programs—and Vladimir Putin!

June 9, 2015

Even after more than a decade, the GOP’s position on relations with Cuba hasn’t changed.

April 21, 2015

Stephen Cohen talks to John Batchelor about what will happen if Minsk II fails.

April 16, 2015

Stephen Cohen discusses this month's negotiations over the conflict in Ukraine and the current proposal for a Ukrainian federation.

February 27, 2015

Stephen Cohen talks to John Batchelor about the dangers of sending lethal aid to Ukraine.

February 12, 2015

If Rubio really wanted to position himself for 2016, he could seize on the implications of his question for a broader immigration reform bill: Adjustment for All!

January 28, 2015