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  • September 9, 1999

    US Complicity in Timor

    While the Indonesian military's thugs continue their rampage in East Timor, most foreign reporters have fled the country.

    Allan Nairn

  • September 2, 1999

    Holbrooke’s Time to Lead

    In assuming his position at the United Nations, ambassador Richard Holbrooke brings his personal access to power, a sharp intelligence and a capacity, unusual in government, to translate ideas in

    the Editors

  • August 19, 1999

    Colombia’s Best Hope

    Research support provided by the Investigative Fund of The Nation Institute.

    Ana Carrigan

  • April 21, 1999

    Preventive Diplomacy

    The US/NATO war in Kosovo marks a dramatic shift in the contours of global politics and domestic foreign policy discussions that is likely to have ramifications for years to come.

    William D. Hartung

  • March 4, 1999

    Sanctions as Siege Warfare

    The continuing American bombing of Iraq has drawn attention away from the international debate over economic sanctions against Baghdad and their toll on the Iraqi people.

    Joy Gordon

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  • February 2, 1998

    The Gift of Time

    The case for abolition of nuclear weapons.

    Jonathan Schell

  • January 16, 1988

    The Rebellion in Israel and the Territories

    The usual regulatory mechanisms of the mainstream U.S. media (aim: exclusion of troubling or potentially disruptive information, narcosis of population) processed the turmoil in the occupied territories and in Israel itself with some initial difficulty.

    Alexander Cockburn

  • August 1, 1987

    The Right’s Chicago Trial

    Alex on Oliver North’s “fascism with a human face” and the mysterious case of Ralph the Lobster. 

    Alexander Cockburn

  • January 11, 1986

    Requiem for the American Empire

    “Empires are restless organisms. They must constantly renew themselves; should an empire start leaking energy, it will die.”

    Gore Vidal