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A refugee camp in Kenya

The famine in Somalia was not simply sparked by nature but by disastrous foreign interventions that are now impeding aid.

Sabotage and threats have damaged and delayed this year’s mission, but so far the activists are winning the media war.

No-fly zones have, at best, a mixed record as a form of humanitarian intervention, and instituting one over Libya will do little to halt Qaddafi’s military advantages.

BDS has become a key battleground in the struggle over the future of Israel/Palestine.

Week after week Bush and his people have been getting pounded by newly
emboldened Democrats and liberal pundits for having exaggerated the
threat posed by Saddam Hussein and his still-elusive w

Critics of America's plans to oust Saddam Hussein militarily have
mounted powerful arguments, but not one has articulated a coherent
nonmilitary strategy to bring about the demise of the monstr

Food companies ship supplies to Cuba in the aftermath of Hurricane Michelle, in what could be the beginning of the end for the tediously long US embargo of the island country.

Are sanctions ethical--or an ill-used weapon of mass destruction?

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Yes, despite claims to the contrary by pols and pundits.

April 9, 2015

Blame the US, not Putin, for undermining unity in Europe.

April 8, 2015

It's official: the Republican establishment in Washington has completely delegated its policy on Iran and Israel to its most hardline factions.

March 12, 2015

President Obama’s speech was a mixed bag for progressives on foreign policy.

January 21, 2015

United Against Nuclear Iran targets legal trade with Iran as part of its divestment campaign.

November 13, 2014

The United States and its allies keep waiting on Iran to make more concessions on its nuclear enrichment program. But they’re missing the bigger picture.

October 7, 2014

People associated with groups taking a hard line on Iran sanctions accounted for twenty-two of the thirty-six testimonies solicited by House and Senate committees.

July 24, 2014

Billionaires Bernard Marcus, Paul Singer and Sheldon Adelson are making big investments in opposing diplomacy with Iran.

July 18, 2014

President Obama wants a six-month extension of the negotiations, and so do the Iranians. They’ll get it.

July 17, 2014

The Iranians are making concessions and Congress is asking for more. 

June 18, 2014