Abbas’ Bold, Empty, Self-Defeating Move

The Palestinian leader says he will no longer abide by the Oslo Accord. Netanyahu must be thrilled.

Sept. 28 2015 11:13 AMPutin’s Real Mission in SyriaIt’s more about projecting strength at home than influencing global events.
Sept. 16 2015 10:29 AMJeremy Corbyn’s Dangerous FantasiesThe new leader of Britain’s Labour Party doesn’t much care for democratic politics.
Sept. 10 2015 9:57 AMBusiness as UsualThe horrors of Europe’s migrant crisis are just another part of the new global economy.
Sept. 8 2015 1:47 PMThe Last WarDick Cheney still thinks he is qualified to give advice about WMDs in the Middle East.   
Sept. 4 2015 3:54 PMA European DisasterWill the refugee crisis tear the European Union apart?
Sept. 4 2015 4:48 AMDriven to KillWhy drivers in China intentionally kill the pedestrians they hit.
Aug. 19 2015 7:35 AMTrolling ISISHow an Internet scam could stymie ISIS’s online recruiters.
Aug. 6 2015 1:22 PMSpeaking Truth to TerrorHistorian Robert Conquest revealed the horrors of the Soviet Union long before many were willing to believe.
July 30 2015 5:59 PMEurope’s Other CrackdownAzerbaijan is decimating its human rights activists, and why not? It’s faced almost no consequences for its repression. 
July 24 2015 9:32 PMPoison ControlMuch of the Russian media is toxic. Here’s how the U.S. can help the journalists who are not.
July 17 2015 8:43 PMThe Chattanooga Killings Aren’t TerrorismThey are a rational, horrific act of war.
July 14 2015 8:45 AMA Huge DealThis agreement will shrink wrap Iran’s nuclear program for a generation.
July 9 2015 5:00 AMEurope’s Turning PointAfter the Greek crisis, the European Union will either have to deepen its union or drift apart.
June 17 2015 5:07 PMWhy Mass Surveillance Violates International LawA new groundbreaking report undermines the lawfulness of the NSA’s invasive snooping. 
June 11 2015 5:53 PMYes, the U.S. Military Uses Social Media to Target ISISIt should stop telling us that. Right now.
Sept. 24 2015 1:05 PMSmooth TalkerChinese President Xi Jinping has never met a country he didn’t like.
Sept. 15 2015 1:52 PMSo Long, FarewellAustrians have generously stepped up to help Syria’s refugees. But it is the country’s far right that may benefit most.
Sept. 9 2015 11:53 AMGlobal (Warming) Instability Is Europe’s refugee crisis actually a climate crisis?
Sept. 4 2015 4:45 PMEurope’s Deadly DenialThe refugee crisis is the consequence of Europe’s refusal to confront the wars on its borders.
Sept. 4 2015 12:16 PMHow Can This Possibly Happen?Geoffrey Sant wrote about drivers in China who intentionally kill pedestrians. Ask him anything.
Aug. 21 2015 4:05 PMDonald Trump, Voice of the Bottom-FeedersHe has brought the language and ideas of birthers, truthers, and conspiracy theorists onto the national stage.
Aug. 18 2015 5:30 AMThe Little Think Tank That CouldInside the small, pro-Israel outfit leading the attack on Obama’s Iran deal.
Aug. 4 2015 2:54 PMIsrael’s Occupation Killed Ali DawabshehThe crimes of Jewish settlers have long been abetted by how Israel chooses to rule over the Palestinians.
July 27 2015 9:54 PMPlease Stop Talking, John KerryAmerica’s chief diplomat is saying way too much about the Iran deal.
July 22 2015 11:32 AM“Haitian Devil, Go to Your Country”The heartbreaking plight of Haitian refugees, caught between a country that doesn’t want them and one that can’t support them. 
July 14 2015 1:03 PMEl Chapo’s Next MoveWill the drug lord rebuild his empire or simply disappear?
July 9 2015 7:30 AMChina’s War Against One American JournalistChina is trying to silence this Radio Free Asia reporter by making his family disappear.  
June 23 2015 2:46 PMIt’s Not the Economy, StupidThe Greek crisis is a political mess that threatens all of Europe.
June 12 2015 8:14 PMCan America Lead Again?It will take more than speeches and tough talk.
June 4 2015 12:43 PMHow FIFA Explains the WorldIt’s a much better place because of American hegemony.