Foreign Affairs

Yemen: The Ugly Side of Dubai

Well, I hope Gaith Abdul-Ahad doesn't mind but my friend Naji S. Ali-Adeeb posted some excellent comments he made about Yemen. I'm pretty...

Why I’m Half Mad for Dubai

DUBAI—The largest and most populous city in the United Arab Emirates and a monarchy ruled by the Al Maktoum family since 1833,...

Scott Horton on Trump’s Syrian Moves and Trump Towers Istanbul

I've been known to have differences with Scott Horton, the great writer and lawyer, but I have huge...

Donald Trump and the Origins of the Immigration-Industrial Complex

I've got a story out today at Yahoo News that offers an inside look at the Adelanto ICE Processing Center, the nation's third...

A Washington Babylon Listicle: Is Trump Wrecking Our Empire?

Perhaps I can explain to you why I think Trump is a sign of imperial collapse, a symptom of a much larger set of processes, while not necessarily being himself capable of such things.

Meet Venezuela’s Three Stooges of Regime Change: “The Gang That Couldn’t...

Working from an office near the Miami airport, three Venezuelan exiles are plotting the overthrow of the government of President Nicolas Maduro, claiming they...

Vijay Prashad: ‘Tomorrow will be too late to do what we...

In 1992, Fidel Castro of Cuba went to Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) for the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development to announce, ‘Tomorrow...

A Concise, Somewhat Speculative Guide To Rudy Giuliani’s Meddling In Romania

Various news outlets this week have covered the havoc being wreaked in Romania by Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, and tried to figure...

Vijay Prashad Explains Trump’s Incoherence

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We're longtime fans here at Washington Babylon of Vijay Prashad, the radical scholar and activist who has recently departed American academia for Tricontinental: Institute...

Alvaro Uribe, Our Little Ghoul: U.S. Media’s Lame Coverage of Colombia’s...

There was a presidential election in Colombia yesterday but you may not have noticed it because there has been relatively little reporting on the campaign...