Regions / Africa
Trump's racist remarks are offensive. The brutal excesses of U.S. foreign policy are worse.
Under-reported stories from around the world on the military industrial complex, the global class war, and doomsday.
After a high-profile embarrassment in Niger, the Pentagon is gearing up to deepen its already growing presence in Africa.
When companies do business in a regulatory vacuum, they make their own rules. And from the U.S. to Zambia, many governments are only too happy to let them.
When it comes to demagogues and divisiveness, Trump has plenty of competition — in Europe, the Middle East, and all over our splintering planet.
When our soldiers kill and die in fruitless wars we don’t know about and can’t end, we’re not a democracy anymore — we’re an empire. And perhaps a fading one at that.
As the war on terror enters its 17th year, it's clear that abuses of power by one administration lead to abuses by the next.
A new book examines the problems that face the Blue Helmets and the problems they cause.
If the war on terror has taught us one thing, it's that harsh laws targeting non-citizens will eventually be extended to citizens, too.
In 45 countries, U.S. military bases prop up undemocratic regimes of all sorts, while often interfering with local campaigns for democracy.