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Foreign Policy news and analysis from The Nation

  • December 13, 2007

    GWOT: Egypt

    America's "war on terror" has strengthened Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's stranglehold on civil liberties.

    Negar Azimi

  • December 13, 2007

    Forum: What GWOT Has Wrought

    George W. Bush's "global war against terror" unleashed a wave of repression felt around the globe. Reports from Egypt, El Salvador, the Philippines, Thailand and Pakistan.

    the Editors

  • December 13, 2007

    Post-Annapolis Pitfalls

    Washington must abandon the fantasy that an Israeli-Palestinian agreement can be reached in the face of deep divisions between Fatah and Hamas, the United States and Israel have fostered.

    Henry Siegman

  • December 6, 2007

    Iran’s Nukes Fade Away

    The revised National Intelligence Estimate on Iran's nukes makes a military strike less likely and opens the door to real diplomacy.

    the Editors

  • November 28, 2007

    Mexico Floods, America Shrugs

    Massive floods cause widespread devastation; while other nations rush in with aid, Mexico's closest neighbor has barely responded.

    Florencia Soto Nino-Martinez

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  • November 16, 2007

    Insecurity Cameras

    The more sophisticated security technology becomes in our nation's cities, the more reason privacy activists have to be alarmed.

    William Pentland

  • November 15, 2007

    Trappings of Democracy in Pakistan

    As hopes fade for the rule of law in Pakistan, the Bush Administration signals it will settle for just the trappings of democracy. People are braced for disaster.

    Graham Usher

  • November 14, 2007

    Bush, Pakistan and the Bomb

    The Bush Administration's failed war on terror has stoked the fires it was meant to quench. And in Pakistan, the risk of nuclear terrorism is on the rise.

    Jonathan Schell

  • November 12, 2007

    Syria’s Dangerous Gambits

    Ostracized by the Bush Administration, Syria is flirting with rogue status. But if Washington restarts dialogue, there is plenty of room for common ground.

    Mohamad Bazzi

  • November 7, 2007

    Our Man in Pakistan

    Gen. Pervez Musharraf turns out to be just another crummy dictator. But he's our dictator--using the $10 billion in US aid to jail judges and lawyers, and give shelter Al Qaeda and the Taliban. Thanks, George.

    Robert Scheer