A Political and Literary Forum
As both politicians and historians mine the 1940s for alternate visions of international order, we must guard against the presumption that the United States remains the benevolent center of global politics.
Recovering its usage.
The identity of a nation lies in its borders.
Santiago Zabala, Søren Tinning
It's like asking if slavery is good economic policy.
Why do so many legal theorists think prosecuting would be undemocratic?
A Berkeley radical returns to his native Brazil after the Berlin Wall's fall.
To be a nuclear-armed state is to invest the executive with dictatorial powers over immeasurable destructive capacity.
Elaine Scarry, Simon Waxman
American rock stars have the same black dots as French poets, Italian artists, Polish composers, and flamboyant British novelists.
On July 19 I joined a licensed march in Haifa against the Gaza war.
Understanding the unthinkable war
Sadiq J. Al-Azm
If Hamas uses civilian shields, is the IDF responsible for their deaths?
On the militarization of Jewish supremacism in Israel.
Many more Palestinians have been killed in Gaza than Israelis. Is this, on its own, justified?
F. M. Kamm
Vital reading on politics, literature, and more in your inbox
Joseph J. Fischel
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