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Bill de Blasio

The powerful right-wing lobby doesn’t represent most American Jews, and it’s no longer the only game in town.

Flags

The Obama administration's strategic rebalance is really just a retreat. 

Egyptian flag

The country is awash in conformist state worship, fueled by the shrill narrative of a war on terror. 

SIGINT map

One key goal of NSA surveillance of world leaders is not US national security but political blackmail—as it has been since 1898.

US Special forces

The deployment of US Special Operations forces is a growing form of overseas power projection.

John Kerry

The bill now being pushed by the neocons and AIPAC could destroy the most promising developments in a decade.

Relinquishing privacy and transparency has stifled genuine public debate about the goals of our policy and left us both stupid and weak.

Wreckage of a Drone Strike in Yemen

Why are so many of our “surgical” strikes going so terribly wrong?

SPD leader Sigmar Gabriel

Can they survive another grand coalition with Angela Merkel’s CDU—and is it too late to rejuvenate the party that once subordinated capitalism to the public good?

Rabaa

At first it was the Muslim Brotherhood. Now dozens of journalists, non-Islamist activists and students have been detained and beaten.

Blogs

The Republcan nominee stumbled again and again in last night's foreign-policy debate, before finally agreeing with Obama on almost everything.

October 22, 2012

It ought to be good news, but President Obama might not wish to trumpet this particular gospel.

October 22, 2012

It’s time to ask hard questions about why the U.S. still hasn’t learned its lesson on nation building abroad. 

October 17, 2012

Dick Cheney says: “I worship the ground that Paul Ryan walks on.” No wonder. They’re foreign-policy twins.

October 14, 2012

Ryan's flailing fearmongering at last night's debate will likely fall flat with war-weary voters. 

October 12, 2012

Al Qaeda is nearly gone, and the war in Afghanistan is nearly over. 

October 11, 2012

Meanwhile, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta spews happy talk at a NATO meeting.

October 10, 2012

The GOP candidate’s necon foreign policy would move America backwards. 

October 9, 2012

On Monday, Mitt Romney contradicted his own stated positions on foreign policy issues. That’s because he cares only about politices, not policy.

October 8, 2012

Not every scenario coming out of Iran's economic crisis is a good one.

October 5, 2012