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2015 had more than its share of bad news. But it also saw groundbreaking victories on climate, marriage equality, the drug war, and diplomacy.
The Obama administration is waging war all over the world -- without congressional authorization.
As if the current 662 U.S.military bases around the world from which air strikes can be launched aren’t enough.
Obama's made a lot of Faustian bargains over the last seven years. But given his likely successors, what we got over the last two terms may be as good as it gets.
Nothing recruits terrorists like corrupt security forces committing human rights abuses with impunity.
Will the landmark UN climate deal mark a turning point in the fight against climate change? The devil's in the details.
Despite everything, hawks are still pushing President Obama to send ground troops to Syria. He would be wise to reject their advice.
Washington is effectively subsidizing Pakistan’s nuclear arsenal — the fastest-growing in the world — even as the country drifts closer to China and Russia.
In the 1960s, the New Left treated nuclear disarmament like your father’s activism.
A few politicians and intellectuals decry "Islamofascists," but the real target of Islamophobia is the mainstream Islam of mosques, moderate imams, and your friendly Muslim neighbors.