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In one fell swoop, President Obama could erase the stain of Guantanamo and make major headway on normalization with Cuba.
The United States has little to gain and everything to lose by maintaining a belligerent posture toward China.
Each year Conn Hallinan presents awards to individuals, companies and governments that make following the news a daily adventure.
Economists said the market would save the planet. It didn't.
How the CIA, bad trade deals, and wanton military intervention caused the social crises that gave us the Donald. (Really.)
In the United States, a common manifestation of Islamophobia is an adverse reaction to the Arabic language.
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.