Take It From JFK—Appeasement Over Confrontation

Displays of presidential toughness aren’t what our nation needs right now.

Andrew J. Bacevich

Media Malpractice and Information War in Ukraine

The Western media’s double standard is on full display amid Ukraine war coverage.

Ishmael N. Daro

Banning the Hijab Targets Muslim Women

A state order against the religious garment in Karnataka, India, is seen by members of the Muslim minority as a form of intimidation and control.

Hasan Ali

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We Must End the War on Ukraine—and Put an End to Perpetual Wars

A revived Cold War triggered by Putin’s invasion would distract from bigger threats.

Katrina vanden Heuvel
Memory Wars in Russia and Ukraine

Memory Wars in Russia and Ukraine

The current fighting is about territory, but also about history.

Vadim Nikitin
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The Coming Republican Civil War Over Russia

The crucial debate goes on hold during the invasion of Ukraine, while Republican realists remain MIA.

Jeet Heer

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Steve Brodner
Will the Fight for Hegemony Survive Climate Change?

Will the Fight for Hegemony Survive Climate Change?

Even if China were to become the preeminent world power around 2030, the accelerating pace of climate change would likely curtail its rise within decades.

Alfred McCoy
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With Violence, America Reaps What It Sows

The hum of the continuing violence embedded in this country’s war-making structure is so constant that most of us don’t even notice or question it.

Kelly Denton-Borhaug




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