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As the search for the next leader of the World Bank continues, President Obama has pushed hard for Jim Yong Kim, a health development specialist, to lead the world's largest multilateral development institution.
Mitt Romney and Benjamin Netanyahu worked for the same firm before becoming politicians.
The support that successive U.S. administrations has provided to Salafism and its outgrowth, Wahhabism, is as discouraging as it is bewildering.
The NSA and illegal surveillance have become dystopian in their dimensions.
The Global Day of Action on Military Spending, of course
U.S. government wants to have it both ways: sanctions on Iran while hiring a contractor that does business with Iran.
The vicious prosecution of an Iranian-born U.S. philanthropist drives home the destructive nature of U.S. sanctions on Iran.
The chief Afghan investigator agrees that Staff Sgt. Robert Bales was the sole killer of 17 Afghan civilians.
Presidential hopefuls are dusting off tired arguments about Cuba as a national security threat.
Has Obama had any significant progressive foreign policy successes?