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The Trump administration once celebrated WikiLeaks. Now it wants to prosecute Julian Assange simply for publishing things it doesn't like. That's a threat to all journalists.
The White House appears to have a broader strategy to unwind over 50 years of agreements to control and limit nuclear weapons.
The Air Force is undergoing its biggest expansion since the end of the Cold War, and the reasons are clear.
In a few short years, there could be no treaties left restricting the world's two largest nuclear arsenals.
"Radicalization" has long been treated as the sole preserve of Islamists, even as far-right extremists have eclipsed them.
Three superpowers now face off along multiple fronts, even as they dismantle the tools that prevented escalation in the past.
Despite the bloody headlines, a slow-motion alignment of interests could mean peace in Afghanistan — if the Trump administration cooperates.
Despite dire warnings, politically influential big banks continue to lend billions to the fossil fuel industry every year.
To challenge fascists and weak-tea liberals, Sanders has called for a Progressive International... but it's not very international.
Saudi Arabia's apparent assassination of Jamal Khashoggi might have taken inspiration from Russia and North Korea — or Israel and the United States.