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Wagner Group head Yevgeny Prigozhin looks out from a military vehicle on a street in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, Saturday, June 24, 2023.

When Russia Shook the World, American Cable News Stumbled When Russia Shook the World, American Cable News Stumbled

Instead of shifting to serious coverage, they ran on autopilot and left Americans without the news they needed. That’s a dangerous precedent for journalism—and democracy.

Jun 26, 2023 / John Nichols

A Ukrainian soldier holds a Next Generation Light Anti-tank Weapon that was used to destroy a Russian armored personal carrier in Irpin, north of Kyiv, on March 12, 2022.

What China Stands to Gain From Peace Talks What China Stands to Gain From Peace Talks

Growing geopolitical power is giving China both the motivation and potentially even the means to negotiate an end to the fighting in Ukraine.

Jun 16, 2023 / Alfred McCoy

Elizabeth Gilbert

Eat, Pray, Cringe Eat, Pray, Cringe

Elizabeth Gilbert’s next novel faced outcry for its setting in Russia. So, before she could get canceled, she canceled herself.

Jun 14, 2023 / Katha Pollitt

Aziv Brigade

The Western Media Is Whitewashing the Azov Battalion The Western Media Is Whitewashing the Azov Battalion

Before Russia invaded Ukraine, these fighters were neo-Nazis. They still are.

Jun 13, 2023 / Feature / Lev Golinkin

A woman pushes a baby stroller while walking in a cemetery in Irpin, near Kyiv on February 16, 2023.

America Needs to Break Its Addiction to Global Intervention America Needs to Break Its Addiction to Global Intervention

Washington’s preoccupation with Ukraine only testifies to the impoverished state of American strategic thinking.

Jun 7, 2023 / Andrew J. Bacevich

Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping, right, in April 2019 in Beijing, China.

The Outcome of the War in Ukraine Depends on China and India The Outcome of the War in Ukraine Depends on China and India

Whether Americans like it or not, this country will have little choice but to begin planning for an emerging world order.

May 24, 2023 / Michael T. Klare

A view of Kremlin after the drone attack in Moscow, Russia on May 3, 2023. Kremlin reported that Ukraine attempted to attack Russian President Vladimir Putin's residence with drones at night.

The Line Between Support for Ukraine and War With Russia Just Gets Thinner The Line Between Support for Ukraine and War With Russia Just Gets Thinner

Recent Pentagon leaks reveal that the shadow war between Russia and the US over Ukraine is becoming more overt—and far more dangerous.

May 22, 2023 / James Bamford

Evgeniya Berkovich speaks at Snob magazine's Made in Russia 2021 awards ceremony at the Yermolova Moscow Drama Theater.

Hunt Murderers, Not Poets Hunt Murderers, Not Poets

In support of arrested Russian poet Evgenia Berkovich.

May 10, 2023 / The Nation and Katrina vanden Heuvel

The Nord Stream Explosions: New Revelations About Motive, Means, and Opportunity

The Nord Stream Explosions: New Revelations About Motive, Means, and Opportunity The Nord Stream Explosions: New Revelations About Motive, Means, and Opportunity

As new details emerge about the pipeline blasts, they also prompt questions: What did US intelligence know about the biggest whodunit of the century, when did they know it, and how...

May 5, 2023 / James Bamford

A car sits in front of a burned apartment building and pile of rubble. A soldier stands in front of the car.

There Is No Winning in Modern Warfare There Is No Winning in Modern Warfare

The US military may have achieved just one success of any significance since 1945—despite becoming the best-funded institution in this country. 

May 2, 2023 / Tom Engelhardt

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