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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.

How can women be equal before Islamic law, according to which they are unequal?

The Bush Administration is tongue-tied because it doesn't know what lie to put out next.

What are Sharon's real reasons for pulling out of Gaza? What happens next? Hillel Schenker reports from Jerusalem.

Although the laboriously negotiated and long-delayed Middle East "road map" received a diplomatic boost by the recent intervention of George W. Bush, the plan is replete with the same structural flaws that doomed the Oslo Accords.

Chelsea Clinton bristles at the antiwar movement while she attends Oxford.

We are all multilateralists now, or so President George W. Bush would have us believe.

Blogs

As violence breaks out among different factions of the Libyan rebels, it’s time to broker a deal to end the war in Libya. 

August 1, 2011

 US casualties are rising again, yet Obama and McCain want forces to remain.

July 6, 2011

Hamid Karzai is in showdown with the Afghan parliament, with huge stakes.

July 6, 2011

 Talks are underway, but it's important to make sure Pakistan is on board.

June 29, 2011

War didn't work in Libya, and too-gentle persuasion failed in Bahrain. Why would talking tough work in Syria?

June 28, 2011

Still, some argue that the United States must maintain—or even increase—Pentagon spending.

June 27, 2011

It might be democracy, but it’s a bad sign for Egypt.

June 20, 2011

Republicans waxing dovish as Obama nears Afghan decision.

June 15, 2011

Maybe you guessed it already, but the billions we're pouring into rebuilding Afghanistan aren't working.

June 8, 2011

Meir Dagan calls Netanyahu, Ehud Barak “reckless and irresponsible.”

June 6, 2011