The Swiss ban on minarets may seem insignificant, but it is hitched to bigger stories about mass immigration, economic depression and the rebirth of fascism in Europe.
Did Blackwater's owner speak to Vanity Fair to send a message to the Justice Department about the government secrets he could reveal?
A trip to Afghanistan reveals the extent of Washington's disconnect from the reality on the ground.
Jeremy Scahill discusses Blackwater founder Erik Prince's secret involvement with CIA actions against Al Qaeda.
The expediency of Obama's Afghanistan decision was transparent. Satisfy the generals by sending 30,000 more troops. Satisfy the public with a timeline for beginning withdrawals of those same troops, without a timeline for completing withdrawal.
Nelson Mandela was a patriarch, Thabo Mbeki a princeling. Jacob Zuma, South Africa's new president, is purely a politician.
Alarmist tracts about immigration in Europe are debates about Muslims--not with them.
Horacio Castellanos Moya has turned anxiety into an art form and put El Salvador on the literary map.
Inside sources reveal that the firm works with the US military in
Karachi to plan targeted assassinations and drone bombings, among other sensitive counterterrorism operations.
Cuban novelist José Manuel Prieto and Nation contributor Daniel Wilkinson discuss the consequences of his country's revolution.