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Guantanamo protest at the White House

American airpower has blown away eight wedding parties in three different countries—and we call ourselves the leaders of the global war on terror.

Washington is providing equipment and training to compromised agencies—at the same time that it’s tracking their close ties to organized crime.

As ignorant armies clash by night, civilians bear the brunt of a collapsing economy.

Palestine Flag

The verdict by twelve New York City jurors may have wounded the PA and the PLO, but it cannot slow the drive for Palestinian rights.

Shanghai Tower

From new “silk roads” to 40,000 miles of high-speed rail, China is poised to dominate the global economy in the twenty-first century.

Jack Matlock makes the case for the United States reaching a practical compromise with Russia.

Cowboy Indian Alliance protest against Keystone XL

Keystone XL is part of a new colonial project—and Canada and Mexico are the frontiers.

Blogs

Neocons will lose the Iran fight because their bankrupt ideology is too partisan, but they're winning the war of ideas in the GOP.

April 24, 2015

The devastating migrant boat wreck in the Mediterranean reveals the failure of the EU's refugee policy.  

April 24, 2015

Moderate political commentators are finally admitting what some have been saying for months—that war with Russia is a real possibility.

April 24, 2015

Even after more than a decade, the GOP’s position on relations with Cuba hasn’t changed.

April 21, 2015

What will it take to repair US-Russian relations?

April 20, 2015

Not correcting the story of Richard Engel’s kidnapping is worse than the Brian Williams scandal.

April 17, 2015

Stephen Cohen talks to John Batchelor about what will happen if Minsk II fails.

April 16, 2015

Lincoln Chafee, who voted against authorizing Bush’s war, challenges Clinton—and her pro-war vote.

April 10, 2015

Yes, despite claims to the contrary by pols and pundits.

April 9, 2015

Blame the US, not Putin, for undermining unity in Europe.

April 8, 2015