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Such a vacuum has enabled the Islamic State to become a magnet for unemployed young men throughout the Middle East and North Africa.
Literally: Over 120 disillusioned Tunisians immolated themselves since the start of 2015.
By embracing a neoliberal, pro-austerity agenda, Poland's mainstream left opened the way for a government of Polish Ted Cruzes.
When the CIA wants to keep something from its operatives, it simply lies to them. Those lies make their way to Congress, and eventually into history.
There's a huge opening to critique the economic foundations of America's wars — one that fits perfectly with the populist anger fueling the rise of Bernie Sanders.
A coalition of leftists and independents may come out on top in the Irish election.
The former secretary of state, whose "mentorship" Hillary Clinton boasted during the last Democratic debate, isn't just a poor choice of foreign policy adviser. He's a bona fide war criminal.
Feminists who oppose Hillary Clinton's imperialism can't just challenge her foreign policy. We have to challenge the sexist attacks against her, too.
After a year of earthshaking victories and devastating setbacks, Europe's new progressive parties are slowly learning how to balance governance with activism.
Taking the diplomatic road on Iraq and Syria would let Sanders get back to the business he started in 2002 — making space between himself and Hillary Clinton on the Middle East.