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Obama and Singh

On human rights, nuclear energy, climate change and more, the US and India are set to clash. 

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. 

Zapatista school

Zapatista strongholds endure in the state of Chiapas, managing their own schools, banks, hospitals, arts collectives and system of government.

Kiev protest

Coverage focused on the call for European integration has largely glossed over the rise in nationalist rhetoric that has led to violence. 

Chile election

Marca Tu Voto AC, a citizens’ group, is spearheading the national effort to overhaul Chile’s 1980 constitution. 

For the people of South Africa, Mandela was the leader they could identify with—one who had suffered alongside them.

An effective isolation of Israeli academic institutions will undoubtedly curtail some privileges that Israeli scholars take for granted, like generous travel subsidies, but that has no bearing on their academic freedom.

Instead of boycotting, let's build transnational coalitions among scholars.

Blogs

War in Iraq, war in Afghanistan, possible attack on Iran—oh, what the heck, why not Yemen, too?

November 1, 2010

Killing the former foreign minister of Iraq, who was often a moderating voice, is an act of bloody revenge by Prime Minister Maliki's Dawa party, a group that tried to assassinate Aziz in 1980.

October 29, 2010

Michael Rubin, AEI's boy wonder, is point man for the coming neoconservative assault on President Obama's Afghanistan exit strategy.

October 22, 2010

The Afghan president also faces armed resistance to a Taliban deal from his erstwhile allies in the old, anti-Taliban Northern Alliance, who are rearing and preparing for civil war.

October 20, 2010

Only two years left before Palestinians may give up on the idea. What's left? A single, binational state.

October 15, 2010

Seven months after Iraq's parliamentary election, there’s the first glimmer of a chance that an Iraqi government coalition might be within reach.

October 5, 2010

Lieberman gives Obama a deadline of the end of 2010 before he has to take the military option, yes, "off the table."

October 4, 2010

Playing its trump card, Pakistan has shut down a supply route for NATO forces in Afghanistan.

October 1, 2010