Front Page: Foreign Affairs
Reflections On The Illegal And Unconstitutional In Chilean History August 28, 2014
As long as imperialism garners willing allies and represses the process of liberation through socialism, freedom is destined to remain a contentious concept, available only to those who ally themselves with those wielding uncontested power.
Boycott Movement Finds New Ground Following Israel’s Assault On Gaza
After taking a closer look at their investments in Israel in light of Operation Protective Edge, companies and investors are increasingly deciding to sell off stakes and pull out.
Myth Vs. Fact: Breaking Down The Conflict In Gaza
These are the top 5 myths the American media left the public with about Israel's brutal offensive of Gaza.
Here Are The Countries Vying For US Aid In 2015, And Why
The United States gives a lot of money to the world. How do you think it's being spent?
World Bank Accused Of Transferring Safeguards Responsibility To Borrowers
“Other financial institutions that followed the bank in building up their standards ... will now follow the bank in tearing them down,” a global development watchdog worries.
In Pakistan, A Revolution May Be Brewing
Relatively new, untested political party leaders expect at least one million people to participate in marches and a sit-in aimed at ousting Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
On Use Of Experimental Ebola Drugs, U.S. Under Increased Pressure
Officials wrestle with whether it is ethical to withhold potential treatment from some groups, but also if it is acceptable to offer either false hope or true risk to vulnerable populations.
As Libya Deteriorates, Egyptians Are Desperate To Get Out
It’s easy to spot workers returning from Libya at the Cairo airport. They come through the doors of the arrival hall almost at a run.
How — And Possibly Why — The US Contributes To The Saudi Police State
In practical terms, the United States’ commitment to the “war on terror” has led the country to make a devil’s deal with a nation accused of domestic terrorism.
Human Remains May Stir Memories Of Chile’s Dictatorship Past
Human bone fragments that could be from the disappeared victims of Pinochet’s military dictatorship could complicate the Chilean state’s relationship with oblivion.
VIDEO: Is The Crisis In Gaza A Reflection Of Apartheid? Interview With Miko Peled
The son of an IDF general and the grandson of one of the founding fathers of Israel is speaking up against Israel’s racist laws which he says are apartheid and part of a greater goal of ethnic cleansing of the Palestinian Population.
State Department OKs Largest-Ever Sale Of Hellfire Missiles To Iraq
Pending Congressional approval, 5,000 Hellfire missiles will be shipped to Iraqi forces
Cambodians Are Increasingly Being Executed For Sorcery
Poverty and inflation in Cambodia are to blame, economists claim.
Is This The Man Who Broke Iraq?
Sunni dissenters blame Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki for the fall of northern Iraq to the jihadists. But some also say the US shares the blame.
In Assigning Blame For MH17, Let’s Not Forget Iran Air Flight 655
In considering Russia’s potential culpability, one must also be willing to accept the possibility that the tragedy of MH17 may be the result of unfortunate circumstances.
How MH17 Affects The Calculus On Aiding Syria’s Rebels
Now here’s a scary news mash-up: What if Putin were Obama and separatists in Ukraine were US-backed rebels in Syria? With the downed Malaysia airliner, we may have just caught a glimpse of a worst-case scenario.
The Wider Struggle For Iraq Is Playing 0ut In Baghdad’s Neighborhoods
'Frankly if your mother and father hadn't been with you, I would have killed you,' a Shia militia fighter told Ra'id a few weeks ago.
Why Are The “Big Four” Opposed To Hong Kong Democracy Demonstrations?
In newspaper ads, the “Big Four” accounting firms call Hong Kong democracy protesters a threat to “the rule of law, society, and the economy.” But it’s not clear why.
Military Operation Opens Immunization Window In Pakistan
The mass exodus of Pakistanis fleeing the dangers of war has a surprising bright side: polio vaccinators can finally reach previously unreachable children.
European Regulator’s Report May Block Bitcoin’s Path To Legitimacy
California simply repealed the state’s prohibition on “anything but the lawful money of the U.S.,” but in Europe, bitcoin’s acceptance and integration is not so simple.
US Government Funding (A Different) Anti-Castro Social Network In Cuba
ZunZuneo, the so-called 'Cuban Twitter,' was reported in April but actually closed in 2012. Meet Piramideo, a mobile network aimed at young people.