Foreign Affairs

“Dude, Where’s My Civil War?”: And Other Greatest Hits of Ralph...

Lt. Col. Ralph Peters, the former military man and Fox News analyst, caused quite a stir yesterday when he resigned from the network, saying...

Washington Post’s Valentine Poem To Colombian Flower Industry

Just in time for Valentine's Day, the Washington Post delivered up a love poem to Colombia's flower industry and the joys of globalization. The story...

Oliver Stone: Offshore Alert!

Film director Oliver Stone established an offshore trust in the tax haven of Lichtenstein, I reported here last week. Herbert Batliner, a...

Get Smart: Which Is The Good One, ISIS or Al Qaeda?

Shia vs. Sunni. Arabs vs. Persians. Saudi Arabia vs. Iran. What is it about the countries and peoples that are set out to destroy America...

U.S. Press Reaches All-Time Low on Venezuela Coverage

As the great Latin American author Eduardo Galeano once wrote, “Every time the US ‘saves’ a country, it converts it into either...

A Washington Babylon Listicle: Seven Reasons Not to Read 1984 under...

By the time the book came out in 1949, the Cold War was at its height. The book therefore proved popular. It was almost...

Trump Backer Also Has Ties to Burisma, Ukrainian Firm That Paid...

Burisma, the Ukrainian energy firm that paid Joe Biden's son to sit on its board, definitely seems shady, as President Trump has...

Why Hezbollah Might Just Be Our Best Bet for Middle East...

It's Lazy Saturday and I'm taking the day off before watching Miami kick the shit out of Clemson tonight, inshallah, so I'm just republishing...

Genocide Threat in South Sudan, Thanks to George Clooney, Nicholas Kristof...

While world attention is focused on Aleppo, outgoing U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warns in an op-ed published by Newsweek that there's a real threat...

Nike, Sexual Harassment and the "Corporate Social Responsibility" Racket: How the...

One would think workplace sexual harassment on a vast scale must be a nightmare for an image-conscious brand in the fiercely competitive sportswear sector....