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The LGBT Center and a host of high-profile New York City politicians have endorsed open debate of Israel-Palestine—only with ritual support for Israel's policies.

Vladimir Putin

The president should stem growing tensions with Russia to earn its cooperation in combating terrorism and nuclear proliferation.

HIllary Clinton

She vowed to make women’s rights a cornerstone of US foreign policy. How did she do?

Expanding Washington’s military footprint in North Africa may be well intended, but it could be destabilizing and lead to blowback.

predator drone

Congress has many options to counter the Obama Doctrine, including revising the 1973 War Powers Resolution and 2011 Authorization for Use of Military Force. 

CIA

A secret CIA drone base, a blowback world and why Washington has no learning curve.

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

The Islamic Republic has survived for so long because its basic model is, according to numerous surveys, what a majority of Iranians actually want. 

Soldier

How the United States military has become a global police force for the superrich and superpowerful.

Chuck Hagel

Today's confirmation hearings are the last best chance to debate the truth about a lost war and America's war-making future.

Afghani kids

The US has three lousy options with Afghanistan. Pick one.

Blogs

The Cheney family takes a break from their busy lives (of being generally horrible) to answer some questions.

September 2, 2014

Both thrive on the breakdown of the existing social order.

August 28, 2014

“We are in the classic fog of war,” says Stephen Cohen.

August 27, 2014

When Chancellor Merkel meets with President Petro Poroshenko, she’s going to want something in return

August 21, 2014

Undocumented immigrants and their advocates are concerned that the president’s orders will be far more limited than the hype suggests—and they’re trying to raise the bar for what aggressive action really means.

August 21, 2014

Child migrants and their families are the ones being affected by the shifts in policy, and ultimately, any decision made impacts their future first and foremost.

August 18, 2014

The president continues a two-decade legacy of wrapping the military option in Iraq in humanitarian packaging.

August 8, 2014

Debates about Israel’s war in Gaza tend to follow a predictable pattern.

August 5, 2014

The New Cold War has arrived, and the Washington hawks are unprepared. 

July 30, 2014

Passionate American opposition to Israeli policy has rarely been more important.

July 29, 2014