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If any other public agency had blown hundreds of billions of dollars, Congress would hold hearings. If it's the Pentagon, it gets $80 billion more.
From Catalonia to Kurdistan, long simmering regions are clamoring for their own states. But what good is being a state anymore?
Four years ago, the U.S. and the UK signed a landmark treaty to restrict the sale of arms to rights abusers. So why are they still profiting off the atrocities in Yemen?
If Trump succeeds in ramping up military spending and gutting everything else, we’ll be left with a bunch of nukes and an underfunded state — and no one but China to keep us afloat.
South Korea's alliance with the U.S. means foreign troops on its soil, strained relations with China, and a North that sees no point in negotiating with anyone but Washington.
Successive U.S. military interventions upended the very international system the U.S. once pledged to uphold. Now the world faces the twin challenges of ISIS and Trump.
Here and abroad, Trump's wealthy backers understand that his populist rhetoric is a masquerade.
Spain's Catalonia region votes for independence this fall. For some, it's a referendum on austerity policies that have crippled economies all over Europe.
The slide towards bleak historical periods can be difficult to recognize in the moment. But in this moment, it's glaringly obvious.
It was the left who diagnosed the ills of globalization. So why is the right eating our lunch?