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Troops in Afghanistan

A quarter-century after the collapse of the Soviet Union, the military remains structured to defeat a threat that no longer exists.

For Palestinian refugees living in Syria, a tenuous existence has turned into a struggle for survival.

“There should be legal and political accountability for the involvement of Western countries in this war,” says activist-turned-journalist Farea al-Muslimi.

House destroyed by an air strike in southern Yemen

From Vietnam to Pakistan, the business of counting deaths by American hands has never been simple math.

President Obama

The “We’re Number One!” attitude is a disease eating at the very root of our principles.

Federal agent in San Diego

Washington’s ‘assassination policy’ has been very effective... at increasing drug trafficking and promoting terrorism.

Buzyna

The spate of murders and suspicious suicides does not bode well for Ukraine’s democracy.

Caravana43 will visit more than 40 US cities this spring to spread the call for justice—and against US funding of the drug war.

Blogs

Some Tunisians fear that the government’s proposed solution to deal with violent radicals will undo the victories of the 2011 revolution.

June 29, 2015

We may very well see the faux caliph chased from his capital by feminist socialists.

June 25, 2015

A former Israeli diplomat lashes out against American liberals, the latest demonstration that the Israeli right—not BDS—is liberal Zionism’s real enemy.

June 25, 2015

The Obama administration decides to “position” heavy military equipment on Russia’s borders.

June 24, 2015

The theme of alternative foreign policy and national security possibilities is what animates an ambitious new project from our friends at Brave New Films.

June 18, 2015

Support for the Muslim Brotherhood has fallen, but they still command a sizable minority.

June 17, 2015

With mass deportations looming, Dominicans of Haitian descent live in constant fear of detainment.

June 15, 2015

While the US and Iraqi response is in disarray, the Islamic State is containable.

June 11, 2015

Hello! I am a beautiful American swimsuit model who loves apple pie, the American flag, popular television programs—and Vladimir Putin!

June 9, 2015

Two gay New York City entrepreneurs stirred anger by helping anti-gay GOP presidential hopeful Ted Cruz fundraise. Why'd they do it? Israel.

June 5, 2015