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Sudan People's Liberation Army

American law prevents military aid to countries that employ child soldiers—but that hasn’t stopped us in South Sudan.

Troops in Afghanistan

A quarter-century after the collapse of the Soviet Union, the military remains structured to defeat a threat that no longer exists.

The party must renew links to British civil society.

The UK election’s surprising results don’t alter a longer trend: the decline of two-party dominance

Groups from Amnesty to the ACLU to Reprieve are calling for the same standard of accountability that followed the killings of Warren Weinstein and Giovanni Lo Porto.

Hannah Arendt, 1969.

Many have delighted in judging Hannah Arendt, maybe because they have feared her judgment.

Afghan women's rights activists carry the coffin of Farkhunda

Farkhunda was murdered on the streets of Kabul while thousands looked on. Now Afghan women are rising up.

Sterling conviction

It’s a warning shot—not only against whistleblowing but against basic communication with journalists by government employees.

A new report from the Israeli veterans group Breaking the Silence says the IDF fails to distinguish between civilians and combatants.

For Palestinian refugees living in Syria, a tenuous existence has turned into a struggle for survival.

Blogs

Some Tunisians fear that the government’s proposed solution to deal with violent radicals will undo the victories of the 2011 revolution.

June 29, 2015

Taxi drivers in the sharing economy are fighting to make inroads against labor exploitation.

June 26, 2015

We may very well see the faux caliph chased from his capital by feminist socialists.

June 25, 2015

A former Israeli diplomat lashes out against American liberals, the latest demonstration that the Israeli right—not BDS—is liberal Zionism’s real enemy.

June 25, 2015

The Obama administration decides to “position” heavy military equipment on Russia’s borders.

June 24, 2015

The Big Box retailer is offshoring more than jobs. 

June 22, 2015

How the “Twin Ocean Railroad” pits people against profit.

June 19, 2015

The theme of alternative foreign policy and national security possibilities is what animates an ambitious new project from our friends at Brave New Films.

June 18, 2015

Support for the Muslim Brotherhood has fallen, but they still command a sizable minority.

June 17, 2015