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Middle East news and analysis from The Nation
October 22, 2021
The New Campaign to Smear Palestinian Human Rights Defenders as Terrorists
In a move that has been condemned as an effort to discredit Palestinian rights organizations, the Israeli government has designated six as “terror organizations.”
October 5, 2021
The American Empire Is Unwinding
A sprawling military network across 4 million square miles and 560 million people in the Middle East undermines goals of security and stability.
Andrew J. Bacevich
September 29, 2021
Will We Remember the Victims of the Kabul Drone Strike?
For 20 years, the War on Terror has brought death and destruction to countless countries. Will we remember the victims?
September 27, 2021
How Do We Confront America’s Attachment to Violence?
Its toxicity has penetrated all too deeply into the soul of the nation.
September 21, 2021
It’s Time to Break Up the Military-Industrial Complex
Despite the end of two decades of war, a congressional committee just voted to increase the Pentagon’s budget by $24 billion.
Katrina vanden Heuvel
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September 20, 2021
When Biden Met Bennett—and Gave His Blessing to Impunity
No country has been in a better position to impose pressure on Israel than the United States, but most presidents never tried—including the current one.
September 16, 2021
What Can We Learn From the War in Afghanistan?
Four lessons worth considering.
September 15, 2021
A Night With Palestine’s Defenders of the Mountain
For months, the people of Beita have been engaged in a fierce—and fiercely creative—struggle against the illegal Israeli settlement threatening their village.
September 14, 2021
Germany’s Secret Success: Turning Immigration Into a Nonissue
Despite predictions of electoral disaster, Angela Merkel’s decision to admit 1.7 million asylum seekers has become politically popular.
September 13, 2021
George W. Bush Still Owes the World an Apology
In his speech marking the 20th anniversary of 9/11, Bush made no attempt at taking responsibility for the tragedies that followed that awful day.