Somalia Resurfaces

Somalis can sort out their problems if the outside world just gives them a chance.

Chomsky on the Rise of the South

Noam Chomsky looks at the increasing power and coordination of the countries of the Global South.

False Sense of Security in Iraq

Refugees returning to Iraq and order returning to the country? Think again.

Chomsky on World Ownership

The United States thinks it owns the world, says Noam Chomsky, and that explains so much of its foreign policy.

McCain’s Two Wars

On both Iraq and climate change, John McCain supports the Bush status quo.

The Soil That Saves

The European Union is considering a way to use trees — and soil — to save us from global warming.

An Opium Alternative for Afghanistan

Poppies are the go-to crop for many Afghan farmers. Here’s a way to change that.

Meeks on Global Peace Index

The United States ranks 96th in the world in terms of peacefulness. Rep. Meeks explains why.

Moran on Guantanamo

Rep. Jim Moran thinks that Guantanamo is a blot on the U.S. reputation and should be closed down. He talks with Michael Shank on the implications of closure.

Chomsky on India-Pakistan Relations

Are India and Pakistan heading toward war or peace? Noam Chomsky looks at nukes, Kashmir, and diaspora politics.

Chomsky Takes on the World (Bank)

Noam Chomsky analyzes the Wolfowitz scandal, odious debts, and presidential power.

Bad Behavior Brings Good Results

While Cheney deemed Pelosi’s Syria trip to be “bad behavior,” she was actually following a practice prudently exercised by previous presidents, often bringing good results.

Memo to the Somali Government

Violence continues to engulf Somalia. Here’s what can be done to promote reconciliation.

Rep. Gilchrest: Stop Climate Change Now

Republican Congressman Wayne Gilchrest sees a hard slog ahead to get climate change legislation passed in Congress. But he sees no other choice.

Rep. DeFazio: Don’t Attack Iran

President Bush believes in preventive war. On Iran, in particular, Rep. Peter DeFazio believes in preventing war.

Rep. Kucinich: Stop Funding the War

Rep. Dennis Kucinich believes that the American public spoke clearly in the last election but Congress is still not listening.

Rep. Ron Paul on War, Peace, and the News Media

Congressman Ron Paul is a Republican from Texas, an advocate of limited government, and a critic of U.S. military interventions overseas.

Going Green

Everyone is going green, except the U.S. Congress.

Chomsky on Iran, Iraq, and the Rest of the World

In a new interview, Noam Chomsky talks about U.S. war plans, what you don’t read in the mainstream media, and why international affairs are run like the mafia.

The Future of Political Islam in Somalia

The Islamic Courts Union is on the run. But political Islam remains a force to be reckoned with in Somalia.