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China is booming, but slouches toward the moral authority needed to inspire a modern, open and prosperous state. Does Confucius hold the key?

Pushpa Kamal Dahal, newly elected Maoist Prime Minister of Nepal, provides insight into his country's political dilemmas.

The Editors Here's what's really at stake in this election, for America and the world.

The initiating party for our next cold confrontation with Russia most certainly was the United States.

Lewis Black holds an awards ceremony for some of the most evil dictatorships in the world.

Jen Marlowe reports on Darfur, Eli Pariser on MoveOn and a new sex columnist weighs in on Barack and Michelle.

He's no George W. Bush, but will Obama's foreign policy bring us back to the days of the bipartisan, establishment consensus?

A new Reaganomics is taking hold in Europe, with grave implications for progressive politics everywhere.

The removal of the contemptuous Nepali regime was a type of "people power" absent from Asia and the rest of world for many years, opening dialogue with the Maoist rebels and creating the conditions for peace.

Uruguay and Argentina are cutting ties with the US Army's School of the Americas, paving the way for other Latin American countries to end a destabilizing force that only perpetuates human rights atrocities.

Blogs

This week, Nation contributing editor Stephen Cohen appeared on the John Batchelor Show and The O'Reilly Factor to discuss the geopolitical stakes of the unrest in Ukraine. 

February 19, 2014

It’s a tragedy made worse by America’s overreaching.

February 19, 2014

And the White House is not happy.

December 12, 2013

A 60 Minutes host and producer face the music for serious journalistic impropriety.

November 26, 2013

New sanctions could ruin the prospects for a long-term accord, giving ammunition to hardliners in Iran while causing the existing sanctions regime to collapse. 

November 26, 2013

Despite objections from Israel and the usual suspects.

November 11, 2013

The super-typhoon that just hit the Philippines should be a wake-up call for climate-change negotiators in Warsaw.

November 11, 2013

The key witness in CBS’s report may have some credibility issues.

November 1, 2013

Saudi Arabia breaks with the United States over Syria policy.

October 22, 2013

A deal is in reach, if the Obama administration has the guts to pull it off.

October 16, 2013