Congress ended the Vietnam war, exposed horrific CIA and FBI abuses, and halted them. Where’s that energy now?
The Next US-North Korea Summit
Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un are scheduled to meet again. Here are several reasons to be optimistic about next month’s summit.
Manufacturing illegality: An Interview with Mae Ngai
Reflects on how a century of immigration law created a crisis.
John Bolton Says He Wants to Protect Africa from ‘Predatory’ Chinese Behavior. What About Washington’s?
Chinese investment may come with strings attached, but Africa deserves an alternative to U.S.-led neoliberalism and militarization.
Don’t Turn Foreign Aid Over to the Heritage Foundation
A “Trumpified” USAID will now rate countries’s suitability for aid based on criteria developed by a far-right think tank… that wants to end development aid.
“Alexa, Launch Our Nukes!”
Within a few short years, crucial warfighting decisions — even whether to launch a nuclear weapon — could be made by autonomous machines.
‘Get Me Outta Here’: Trump Turns the G20 into the G19
On everything from climate to trade to the international order itself, the failure of the White House’s powers of persuasion were on full display at the G20.
Two Strongmen Embrace as US Watches from Sidelines
Rodrigo Duterte and Xi Jinping are loving their bromance. But the relationship doesn’t have a lot of popular support.
Is Korea’s Cold War About to End?
The media is missing the real story on the peninsula. If that gives Koreans space to lead, maybe that’s not such a bad thing.
Listen to the Governor of Okinawa
The new governor of Okinawa wants to persuade Washington to stop a controversial base construction project. Will Washington listen?