Foreign Policy

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Felton Davis

The horror of the Yemen War is changing minds at last. Read more




The ascendant progressive wing of the Democratic party has plenty of ideas gaining momentum at home—but what about issues abroad? Read more



Thomas Altfather Good

It’s nothing short of a betrayal that the Democratic leadership would turn this important committee over to someone so far to the right. Read more


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Reese Erlich

Khashoggi’s death is finally focusing world attention on Saudi atrocities in Yemen, and U.S. midterm elections could reverse Trump’s policies that support the war. Read more


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Reese Erlich

Once again, U.S. leaders label violence carried out by enemies as terrorism, but the same violence carried out by allies is ignored or downplayed. Read more


His murder set in motion the People’s Power Revolution of 1986. He continues to impact contemporary Philippine politics, as seen in the election of right-wing authoritarian President Rodrigo Duterte. Read more

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Tony D. Curtis, US Navy

They’re baaaaack. New surveillance missions spell out a return of Washington’s meddling in Latin American politics. Read more

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The current administration's “America First” policy is a directive for the U.S. to meddle in the destiny of Central and South America. Read more


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Htoo Tay Zar

I interviewed Aung San Suu Kyi the day of her release from house arrest in 1995. Even then, neither she nor her supporters understood the complexities of Myanmar’s 135 officially recognized ethnic groups. Read more



Presidencia El Salvador

An intense political crisis has led to dramatic intimidation tactics and condemnation from the international community. Read more


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Reese Erlich

As militant protests roil the city of Basra in Iraq, two summer films give a fuller sense of what U.S. occupation there has wrought. Read more


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Department of Defense/Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Dominique A. Pineiro

President Donald Trump is back on the stump, trumpeting his alleged triumphs since the 2016 election. Somehow, he never mentions Afghanistan. Read more


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U.S. Air Force/Tech. Sgt. Joshua J. Garcia

On August 9, a U.S.-supported Saudi airstrike bombed a bus carrying schoolchildren in Sa’ada, a city in northern Yemen. Read more


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League of Filipino Students

The Philippine National Police, implicated in the suppression of labor movements and President Duterte’s war on drugs, receive a significant amount of funding through U.S. foreign military financing. Read more


An unheralded word change to Trump’s Department of Defense mission statement is unsettling—to say the least. Read more

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Reese Erlich

Along the way in its relationship with the United States, China has made decisions that put it in a stronger position than the typical developing country. Read more



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A new Amnesty International report implicates UAE-backed forces in Yemen—which are supported by the U.S.—in the torture and other mistreatment of detainees. Read more


The president hopes we’ll break our Russia tunnel vision and set sights on Iran. We should. Read more


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Being a whistleblower is often not appreciated at the time the whistle is blown. Read more


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Reese Erlich

We’ll see if anything significant about Syria comes out of the Putin-Trump summit. But don’t hold your breath. Read more