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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

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