There is nothing progressive about defending Russia’s role in Syria, no matter how one packages it.
The protests this week have far more to do with returning economic and political elites to power than with their downfall.
All parties involved share responsibility for the failure of negotiations and the escalation of violence in Ukraine.
The revelations of whistleblowers lead us to believe that we know a great deal about the secret world of Washington. This is an illusion.
The Pentagon’s whitewashed history of the Vietnam War provokes troubling questions about how the invasion of Iraq will one day be remembered.
If anything, reporting on the NSA’s overreach has revealed just how dangerous to our freedoms the agency’s surveillance practices really are.
It’s still possible to remember, almost nostalgically, how the Fifth Amendment used to guarantee Americans due process.
Thanks to the deft negotiations of this veteran UN troubleshooter, tensions have eased in the Geneva peace talks.
In Tunisia, secularists and Islamists produced a landmark constitution—without Western interference.
Amr Hamzawy was one of the few liberals who condemned both the Morsi government’s misrule and the military coup. Now he’s increasingly isolated.