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The capture of Saddam Hussein has raised the question of how best to hold him accountable for the horrendous human rights violations committed by his regime.

The Democrats can make a persuasive case that Bush is outside the mainstream.

In the weeks leading up to the Iraq war, neoconservatives in and around the Bush Administration counseled the President against seeking a second United Nations Security Council resolution, arguin

For those who know Haitian history, this has been a time of eerie, unhappy déjà vu.

Iran's elections, scheduled for February 20, have provoked the gravest political crisis in that country in twenty years.

Most Americans take their system of government for granted, as if Moses himself had delivered the Constitution engraved on marble tablets.

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It’s a tragedy made worse by America’s overreaching.

February 19, 2014

R2P is a weapon for liberal interventionists and a tool for their allies, the old-fashioned conservative interventionists, too.

February 11, 2014

In a panel at the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung, Nation sports editor Dave Zirin discusses the myriad controversies swirling around the Sochi Olympics.

February 10, 2014

In which our ambassador to the European Union says, rather undiplomatically, "Fuck the EU!"

February 9, 2014

A new security agreement could keep US troops in Afghanistan indefinitely.

February 6, 2014

The United States is still involved in Iraq, though more quietly.

February 6, 2014

The Israel lobby, defeated on Iran, is in a weakened state when it comes to what it really cares about: Israel itself.

February 3, 2014

The country’s new president takes office amid rising tensions between developers on one side and indigenous and campesino communities on the other.

January 27, 2014

The United States broke a nation of human beings. It owes them an apology—and restitution.

January 27, 2014

How shall we mark the anniversaries of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki? 

January 27, 2014