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Fifty years after the first US troops came ashore at Da Nang, the Vietnamese are still coping with unexploded bombs and Agent Orange.

Kite from a Sumpango Sacatepequez Day of the Dead festival in Guatemala in 2007

How the discovery of police archives has altered the memory of political atrocities in Guatemala.

Israeli military police, 1948

Khirbet Khizeh is a study in ambiguity of the 1948 Arab-Israeli War.

Jeffrey Sachs

An interview with Jeffrey Sachs on the 2015 Paris negotiations, sustainable development and the profound threat facing our planet.

Palestine Flag

The verdict by twelve New York City jurors may have wounded the PA and the PLO, but it cannot slow the drive for Palestinian rights.

Shanghai Tower

From new “silk roads” to 40,000 miles of high-speed rail, China is poised to dominate the global economy in the twenty-first century.

Bradley Cooper in American Sniper

Missed American Sniper? That’s okay—you’ve probably already seen it.

Blogs

"These are really historic times, and the epicenter is Ukraine."

May 1, 2015

The French satirical publication takes aim at fundamentalism—in all its forms.

April 30, 2015

How Bolivian protesters and global activists exposed the dark side of global trade pacts and paved the way for the battles to come.

April 29, 2015

No matter if it’s classified, it’s clear that the TPP is not what the American people need.

April 28, 2015

A controversial exiled Iranian opposition figure’s testimony shows how wacky the MEK is—and why Congress loves them so much.

April 28, 2015

But hey, we’re sure someone will be held accountable for the thousands of civilian deaths at some point...right?

April 28, 2015

You can’t squeeze clean water out of dirty business.

April 27, 2015

Neocons will lose the Iran fight because their bankrupt ideology is too partisan, but they’re winning the war of ideas in the GOP.

April 24, 2015

The devastating migrant boat wreck in the Mediterranean reveals the failure of the EU's refugee policy.  

April 24, 2015

Moderate political commentators are finally admitting what some have been saying for months—that war with Russia is a real possibility.

April 24, 2015