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In assuming his position at the United Nations, ambassador Richard Holbrooke brings his personal access to power, a sharp intelligence and a capacity, unusual in government, to translate ideas in

The Kosovo settlement negotiated by the G-8 countries is cause for relief but not celebration.

Only the most dedicated spinmaster at the White House would have the audacity to claim victory as the outcome of the NATO war, especially at this stage.

In a sign of mounting opposition to the Clinton Administration's
war policies, more than a thousand people participated in a five-hour
teach-in on May 23 in Los Angeles.

I'm no fan of the International Criminal Tribunal, for the reasons
Doug Lummis outlined in these pages on September 26, 1994, concluding
reasonably enough that such a tribunal was designed to fu

One of the notable achievements of the indictment issued on May 24 by the UN's International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia--beyond fixing individual responsibility for Serbia's brut

Secretary of State Madeleine Albright now reportedly endorses sending NATO troops into a "nonpermissive environment," a chilly euphemism for wreaking new havoc on the Balkans and sending American

There are principled differences within the progressive community about the war in Yugoslavia, including the use of ground troops.

The other day on the BBC news I saw a young, educated and eloquent Serbian woman speaking about the life of ordinary citizens under the NATO bombing. The Serbian citizens are afraid, she said.

How can you doubt the progressive nature of NATO missiles when they are blessed by Europe's socialists and the radical heroes of the sixties?

Blogs

Advocates for countries most affected by climate change are outraged.

December 12, 2014

As the climate warms and the ice melts, the Arctic could become the next great theater of global cooperation—or a battlefield.

November 14, 2014

The US tried to block Venezuela from the United Nations Security Council, and failed. 

October 20, 2014

NATO leaders—including President Obama—have escalated tensions in Ukraine while dismissing opportunities to bring the conflict to a reasonable conclusion quickly.

September 9, 2014

Are politicians trying to advocate for human rights in Iran hurting their own cause?

May 14, 2014

Borders may appear immutable, but events from Catalonia to Crimea prove that they are not.

April 9, 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

The New York Times demolishes conspiracy theories with plain, old-fashioned good reporting.

January 2, 2014

The anti-apartheid hero asked world leaders to “have the courage to ensure that, at last, we build a human world consistent with the provisions of that historic Declaration.”

December 10, 2013

The leaked Trans-Pacific Partnership text privileges corporations over consumers in intellectual property.

November 13, 2013