“Now Modi is the leader of a billion people who stand solidly with him.” Read more


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Michael Gelen

White nationalists are building political power from within the Republican Party. Read more

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A surge in support for the Greens, who did particularly well in Germany, France, and the United Kingdom, coincides with growing concern about climate change across Europe. Read more



Beverly & Pack

Flag Day has become a tool to galvanize a jingoistic patriotism. For this one, let's remember that flag-waving is an empty gesture if it's not part of active pursuit of inclusive, democratic ideals. Read more


War forever changes the men and women we send to fight. Can traumatized veterans ever fully recover? Read more

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Washington has inspired teachers to act in solidarity with their students. Read more


Real leaders need to lead a push back against the firestorm of fear about Muslims—not fan the flames. Read more


Photo by Balint Földesi On May 29, the United States removed Cuba from the list of “state sponsors of terrorism” as one more step toward normalization of relations between the two countries. But, historically, it is the United States that has ... Read more


Photo by Flickr user mickbab There is a dangling question that hangs over the resignation of FIFA chief Sepp Blatter and the earthquake-inducing arrests of top FIFA officials on racketeering charges and the scandal that has rocked internationa... Read more


The solution to the current mess in the Middle East is to bring back imperialism—that’s what an influential foreign policy thinker is straight-facedly claiming. Read more

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More and more Republican presidential candidates, declared and undeclared, are entering the immigration reform debate. Read more

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Until King Salman’s notable absence from meetings with the White House this week, the Saudi royal family has managed its relationship with the United States with utmost care. Read more

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The shooting at the cartoon exhibition in Texas is a new lowpoint in the U.S. culture war over Islam. Read more

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So that ended my time as a moral pacifist supporter of precision warfare. Read more

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The Obama administration wants to make Venezuela the new Cuba, and is losing friends in the process. Read more


The Congressional Black Caucus should enthusiastically back the U.S.–Iran nuclear agreement. Read more

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Reaching an interim nuclear deal with Iran would have been difficult enough even without hardliners in both Iran and the United States seeking to undermine them. Read more


Just two years after Benjamin Netanyahu took office as leader of Israel for the first time nearly two decades ago, Palestinian writer Edward Said predicted he'd be a disaster for peacekeeping efforts between Israelis and Palestinians in the... Read more