The Islamic Republic has survived for so long because its basic model is, according to numerous surveys, what a majority of Iranians actually want.
How the United States military has become a global police force for the superrich and superpowerful.
Today's confirmation hearings are the last best chance to debate the truth about a lost war and America's war-making future.
The US has three lousy options with Afghanistan. Pick one.
In his inaugural speech, the president vowed to engage with other countries so as to "lift suspicion and fear." He should reach out to forge a more sane and sensible relationship with Cuba.
Will China-Japan-US tensions in the Pacific ignite a conflict and sink the global economy?
Chuck Hagel is no leftist. But he has stood up to AIPAC, the defense industry and the neocons.
Obama, Congress and the media continue their dangerous, one-dimensional approach.
The tension between the personal and the political permeates new books on Haiti by Amy Wilentz and Jonathan M. Katz.
Fifty years ago, college was cheap, unions were strong and there was no terrorism-industrial complex.