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Sept. 29 2014 10:00 PM“Everything Must Change in Italy”An interview with Italian Prime Minster Matteo Renzi.
Sept. 29 2014 8:03 AM“The West Has Been in a State of Shock”An interview with Estonian President Toomas Ilves.
Sept. 24 2014 8:00 PM“Why Are We So Busy Trying Not to Offend Putin?”An interview with Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite.
Sept. 19 2014 1:56 PMScotland’s Attack on the Status QuoExpect more political earthquakes across Europe.
Sept. 3 2014 7:37 PMThe 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.
Sept. 1 2014 11:45 PMClose Your HeartThe Central African Republic’s sectarian civil war has divided a once peaceful nation, and pitted brother against brother.
Aug. 22 2014 8:00 PMObama Should Lead a New NATOIt’s the best way for him to leave a meaningful foreign policy legacy.
Aug. 19 2014 12:00 PMWill Obama Allow Mission Creep in Iraq?There are some small signs that he already is.
Aug. 10 2014 6:30 AMWhat Israel Must Do NowThe Gaza War is a dead end. Here’s how Israel can make something out of it.
Aug. 7 2014 7:14 AMCan Colombia Find Peace?An interview with President Juan Manuel Santos on the eve of his second inauguration.
Aug. 4 2014 5:00 PMThe Horrific Results of Israel’s Good IntentionsHow a civilized nation can descend into war crimes.
July 31 2014 12:43 PM12 Signs It’s Time to Get Out of GazaOperation Protective Edge needs to end.
July 28 2014 8:05 PMGaza’s NetherworldLower Gaza is holding Upper Gaza hostage. It’s time to end the ordeal.
July 25 2014 9:30 PMRussia’s Corrupt Chokehold on EuropeHow Russia uses its money and energy muscle to keep Europe weak and divided.
July 24 2014 6:11 PMIsrael’s Media BlackoutWhy aren’t Israeli journalists questioning their military’s devastation in Gaza?
Sept. 29 2014 3:59 PMAmazing 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. 
Sept. 25 2014 9:26 PMHow Mexico Has Reduced Its Murder Rate by 29 PercentAn interview with President Enrique Peña Nieto.
Sept. 23 2014 6:40 PMCoalition of the PresentableDon’t believe the official version. Meet America’s real allies in the fight against ISIS.
Sept. 16 2014 4:08 PMMore 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. 
Sept. 2 2014 5:52 PMWhy Israel Is No Better Than RussiaIt’s using the same twisted arguments to rationalize its illegal land grab in the West Bank.
Aug. 29 2014 12:31 PMWar in EuropePutin has invaded Ukraine. Is it hysterical to prepare for total war with Russia? Or is it naive not to?
Aug. 21 2014 4:07 PMNever Pay a RansomWe shouldn’t play by ISIS’s rules.
Aug. 15 2014 12:38 PMThe Putin Military DoctrineHe wins by lying.
Aug. 8 2014 8:00 PMWar and McPeaceRussia’s ban on Western imports exposes the myth that global trade could end global conflict.
Aug. 6 2014 5:36 PMIsrael’s BindRelax the blockade, and Gazans might credit Hamas. Keep the blockade, and Gazans might erupt.
Aug. 1 2014 2:00 PMGaza’s Worst Day Yet5 consequences from Hamas capturing an Israeli soldier, and the one slim hope things could get better.
July 30 2014 5:23 PMAn Evil WindWill the Americans and Europeans flocking to ISIS return as hardened terrorists?
July 26 2014 12:18 PMThe Week in PhotosA spotlight on the aftermath of MH17 and the conflict in Gaza.
July 24 2014 6:43 PMPutin’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.
July 23 2014 5:47 PMPutin Isn’t PanickingThe Flight 17 disaster is just one misstep in the Russian president’s wider war on the West.

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