A coordinated disinformation campaign has been underway for months. Progressive forces must unite to counter its corrosive influence.
A report issued by United Nations Special Rapporteur Philip Alston shines a bright light on how unequal a society the U.S. is.
Egypt, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and the UAE want the Pan-Arab news network silenced. It has less independence than in earlier years but is still a voice that would be sorely missed if lost.
While President Obama’s modest overtures toward the country were greeted with scathing partisan scorn, the Trump administration has a unique opportunity to normalize relations with Iran.
"When Qaddafi took my father," Hisham Matar writes in the long-awaited nonfiction account of his father's disappearance, "he placed me in a space not much bigger than the cell Father was in. I paced back and forth, anger in one direction, hatred in the other, until I could feel my insides grow small and hard."
The conflict will be remembered for its horrific death toll and massive refugee exodus. But it will also be remembered as the site of yet another Great Game involving Russia, the West and its allies.