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For nearly four decades, Sahrawis have struggled for independence from Morocco. There are growing fears of a return to arms.

John Kerry (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

The United States’ top diplomat is a figure of his times (and that’s not a good thing.)

A poster of Edward Snowden in Hong Kong. (Reuters/Bobby Yip)

How can the president and Senator Feinstein claim ignorance on the NSA’s surveillance of German Chancellor Angela Merkel?

NATO base in Italy

How the Pentagon is using your tax dollars to turn Italy into a launching pad for the wars of today and tomorrow.

Rouhani supporters

The United States has much to gain from improved relations and little to lose from easing sanctions.

Kerry and Netanyahu

It’s considering a bill that would estrange millions of Palestinian-Americans from their families and their illegally occupied homeland.

Vladimir Putin

The Weekly Standard's assault on my article is a quintessential example of cold-war thinking and debased discourse.

Blogs

His leaked remarks on Israel and Iran are more than mistakes—they prove Mitt Romney knows nothing about foreign policy. 

September 19, 2012

Data obtained by The Nation show that recent attacks on US troops by uniformed Afghans will also mean higher civilian casualties. 

September 18, 2012

Conservatives are complaining that sometimes President Obama reads intelligence briefings instead of getting them in person. How did George W. Bush handle it? 

September 13, 2012

The Obama administration's quiet reponse to a 2010 bombing in Georgia contrasts with the macho foreign policy vision Mitt demonstrated with his response to riots in the Arab world this week.

September 13, 2012

Almost everything most of the media told us about the man behind the anti-Islam film that sparked riots in the Arab world was wrong.

September 13, 2012

Can you imagine this man in the White House?

September 13, 2012

Republicans should call their chairman out for intentionally creating a false impression after the death of the US ambassador to Libya. 

September 12, 2012

Romney’s shocking remarks ought to disqualify him from the Oval Office.

September 12, 2012

The crisis in Syria veers toward regionwide sectarian explosion.

September 6, 2012

Though hardly a blip in campaign news, the 2,000th American troop has been killed—many by our own allies, the Afghan security forces—and inattention still abounds. 

August 23, 2012