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Even a superpower can’t maintain dominance in every domain and also effectively address big-ticket items like climate change.
The Obama administration wants a rubber stamp on its unwise, unlimited, and unauthorized new war in the Middle East. It shouldn't get it.
The threat of "lone-wolf" terrorist attacks is greatly overblown. More worrying is what the security state "shepherds" are doing in the name of preventing them.
I called Henry Kissinger a war criminal to his face. Here's why.
In films like American Sniper and The Interview, Americans are the heroes and "furriners" are the targets: an undifferentiated group of people so alien that they're practically subhuman.
A long-term alternative to war can only be built by popular movements in Iraq and Syria. These movements still matter, and they deserve our solidarity — not our bombs.
Torture supporters outnumbered opponents 2-to-1 on major news shows.
Benjamin Netanyahu: the Israeli Prime Minister who made it okay for the United States to defy Israel’s wishes.
The Islamic State’s initial attempts at governing have been disrupted by Western airstrikes.
Congressional hawks are putting on a show in Washington, and they've invited the Israeli prime minister to guest star. Who else might fit the bill?