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Benjamin Netanyahu

That’s the common rallying cry for Tuesday’s elections in Israel, but few opponents are offering real alternatives. Only the Joint List is directly addressing the crisis in Arab-Jewish relations.

Saola

How the $20 billion illegal animal trade has pushed the saola—and countless other species—to the brink of extinction.

GOP senators at press conference

Through a half-century of foreign policy hardball, there’s a line I’ve never crossed.

Oil fields in Bahrain

It’s not overproduction in shale fields, and it’s not global economic stagnation. It’s something far more threatening to Big Oil’s business model.

Ashton Carter in Afghanistan

These well-dressed Washington think-tankers love nothing more than an invasion.

With growing food, fuel and power shortages, civilians struggle to survive in a country torn apart by warring militias.

Drone in Afghanistan

An internal Air Force memo reveals that the US military’s drone wars are in major trouble.

Negotiations will rumble on, but the concessions Greece has already won could change the future of the eurozone.

Blogs

Kiev appoints Georgia’s ex-president to be Odessa’s governor.

June 3, 2015

While Bangladesh prosecutes culprits of the 2013 Rana Plaza disaster, victims’ families and other factory workers continue to suffer at the bottom of the industrial production chain.

June 3, 2015

In 2013, American Library Association passed a public statement in support of the former NSA contractor. Then it changed its mind. 

June 2, 2015

Obstacles to détente in the Ukraine crisis and predictions for the country's uncertain economic future.

May 28, 2015

The idea that further Western imperialism could now bring order to the Middle East is the ultimate anachronism.

May 26, 2015

The fatal fire at a Philippines shoe factory exposes the ills of global free trade.

May 26, 2015

John Kerry’s Sochi visit was a turning point in the ongoing crisis in Ukraine.

May 22, 2015

The refugees are fleeing abduction, torture, and assault—that’s why they’ll continue trying to reach Europe any way they can. 

May 20, 2015

There’s still time for President Obama to order the Justice Department to prosecute the perpetrators.

May 20, 2015