The World’s Politest Protesters
The Occupy Central demonstrators are courteous. That’s actually what makes them so dangerous.
“Why Are We So Busy Trying Not to Offend Putin?”An interview with Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite.
The ISIS Atrocities We Can’t ForgetThe best way to honor James Foley and Steven Sotloff is to remember the thousands ISIS has murdered, and to stop them from killing thousands more.
Close Your HeartThe Central African Republic’s sectarian civil war has divided a once peaceful nation, and pitted brother against brother.
Can Colombia Find Peace?An interview with President Juan Manuel Santos on the eve of his second inauguration.
Russia’s Corrupt Chokehold on EuropeHow Russia uses its money and energy muscle to keep Europe weak and divided.
Amazing Images From Hong Kong’s Umbrella RevolutionHong Kong’s pro-democracy protesters take to the streets, with firm grips on their rights and their umbrellas.
Coalition of the PresentableDon’t believe the official version. Meet America’s real allies in the fight against ISIS.
More Than Scottish PrideScotland’s referendum isn’t about nationalism. It’s about a system that failed, and a new generation looking to take a chance on itself.
Why Israel Is No Better Than RussiaIt’s using the same twisted arguments to rationalize its illegal land grab in the West Bank.
War in EuropePutin has invaded Ukraine. Is it hysterical to prepare for total war with Russia? Or is it naive not to?
War and McPeaceRussia’s ban on Western imports exposes the myth that global trade could end global conflict.
Israel’s BindRelax the blockade, and Gazans might credit Hamas. Keep the blockade, and Gazans might erupt.
Gaza’s Worst Day Yet5 consequences from Hamas capturing an Israeli soldier, and the one slim hope things could get better.
Putin’s PalStephen Cohen was once considered a top Russia historian. Now he publishes odd defenses of Vladimir Putin. The Nation just published his most outrageous one yet.