Foreign Policy

The Illogic of Empire The Illogic of Empire

Iraq is America's colonial war. Arguments for maintaining colonial rule in India are almost identical to the justifications offered for the continuing presence of US troops in Iraq...

Jan 22, 2007 / Beneath the Radar / Gary Younge

Zero and Infinity Zero and Infinity

Americans have become so sedated, obsessed and afraid, we are numb to the murders committed in our name.

Jan 11, 2007 / Column / Patricia J. Williams

Destabilizing the Horn Destabilizing the Horn

Undeterred by blunders in Iraq, Bush opens another battlefront in Somalia.

Jan 4, 2007 / Editorial / Salim Lone

Waltzing With Warlords Waltzing With Warlords

Five years after the United States ousted the Taliban, optimism about Afghanistan's future is evaporating. Three new books shed light on what went wrong.

Dec 14, 2006 / Books & the Arts / Peter Bergen

John Bolton’s Greatest Hits John Bolton’s Greatest Hits

Exactly how much damage did John Bolton do during his tenure at the United Nations? Let us count the ways.

Dec 6, 2006 / Feature / Ian Williams

The Business of America The Business of America

The American Way of Strategy and Empire's Workshop examine the paradox of idealism and brutality in US foreign policy.

Nov 9, 2006 / Books & the Arts / George Scialabba

What’s Left of Reform What’s Left of Reform

As Iran and the United States trade insults and America presses for Iranians to rise up, educators, students and women's rights groups may pay the greatest cost.

Nov 2, 2006 / Feature / Negar Azimi

The Case for Engagement The Case for Engagement

If US officials stopped their saber-rattling over Iran's nuclear ambitions and began to negotiate directly, they would have an eye-opening experience.

Nov 3, 2006 / Feature / Scott Ritter

Who’s Running Afghan Policy? Who’s Running Afghan Policy?

Even if the United States has the will to do the hard work necessary to rebuild Afghanistan, there are few signs that senior Administration officials are engaged.

Oct 16, 2006 / Feature / David Corn

Fidel Lives Fidel Lives

Few Americans, especially those in government, know much about Cuba. And nowhere is that more evident than in the coverage of Fidel Castro's illness and the transition of power.

Sep 21, 2006 / Feature / Ned Sublette