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Trump’s Space Force is a bad reboot of the old imperial fantasy of control from above.
With Assad preparing a major offensive on the last rebel stronghold, the United States must offer a path forward.
Aslı U. Bâli, Aziz Rana
Hwang Sok-yong’s new novel sounds a warning about the pitfalls of Korean reunification.
Gina Haspel’s confirmation hearing is later this week. Here’s why we should all be concerned.
To understand Russian and U.S. strategies, you have to read between the lines.
Thomas Graham, Rajan Menon
An experiment in a quintessentially American form of protest.
Jesse Maceo Vega-Frey
Moving from liberal gun reform to a truly radical movement will require us to make the connection between interpersonal violence and state violence.
What differentiates the crimes of a terrorist, hacker, or non-state actor from those of a president who launches a nuclear weapon?
Elaine Scarry, Jonathan King, Bruce Ackerman, Kennette Benedict, Bruce Blair, Sissela Bok, Rosa Brooks, John Burroughs, Hugh Gusterson, Edward Markey, Jim McGovern, Zia Mian, William Perry
Support for the U.S. military has long been seen as a crucial way for black Americans and immigrants to show that they “belong.”
The resistance to the Vietnam War was the most diverse and dynamic antiwar movement in U.S. history. We have all but forgotten it today.
Christian G. Appy
A debate with Mark Bray about Antifa and the use of violence as a political tool.
Could Trump's repudiation of the Iran Deal be the beginning of the end of U.S. hegemony abroad?
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