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News Abroad


  • The Greatest Danger in the Kurdish Crisis

    by Zaman Stanizai

    If the heavy-handedness of the Turkish military is any indication, Erdogan seems to be bent on the ethnic cleansing and relocation of Kurds in northern Syria and resettling their lands along the Turkish border with Arab Syrian refugees currently residing in Turkey.


  • Modi's 'two nations' theory roils India

    by B.Z. Khasru

    By scraping Kashmir's status, the prime minister has taken a highly risky step toward making the misguided dream of the right-wing Hindu extremists come true and shaken up secular India.


  • An Act of Betrayal and Infamy

    by Alon Ben-Meir

    To think that the President would sell America’s interests and abandon its allies for the sake of personal financial gain is not merely outrageous but criminal. 


  • The Middle East: Must We Fight Forever?

    by Harlow Giles Unger

    Almost 235 years have elapsed since John Adams warned against America’s first military involvement in the Arab world. The United States today seems well on the way to fulfilling Adams’s prophecy that we will “fight them forever.”


  • Searching for El Dorado: The Colonial Fantasy of the Amazon

    by Ed Simon

    There is a direct ideological thread that runs from the early explorers of the Caribbean and South America and the current environmental catastrophe unfolding in the Brazilian rainforest as fire burns its way across the length of a land which was once called paradise. 


  • Can Muslims get a fair shake in India?

    by B.Z. Khasru

    By scraping Kashmir's special autonomy status, Modi has taken a dangerous step toward implementing the vision of his ultra-nationalist party's spiritual guru, the late V.D. Savarkar.