The Great Reckoning

by Andrew J. Bacevich [Editorial note: This remnant of a manuscript, discovered in a vault near the coastal town of Walpole, Massachusetts, appears to have been part of a larger project, probably envisioned as an interpretive history of the United… Continue Reading  

Planet of the Surreal

by Tom Engelhardt As I turn 75, there’s no simpler way to put it than this: I’m an old man on a new planet — and, in case it isn’t instantly obvious, that’s not good news on either score.

Climate Change: UAE and Russia Eye Geopolitical and Commercial Mileage

by James M. Dorsey Climate change, much like war, could prove to be a geopolitical and commercial gold mine. At least, that is the take of DP World, Dubai’s global port operator, and Russia’s sovereign wealth fund.

Why Pakistan Needs Environmentalism

by Austin Bodetti Pakistan has to contend with a long list of threats to its national security, including the recurring spillover from an endless conflict in Afghanistan, the growing risks of a simmering rivalry with India, and the ever-looming possibility… Continue Reading  

The Rising Tide of the Populist Right

by John Feffer In the Americas, the Trump tsunami has swept across both continents and the “pink tide” of progressivism has all but disappeared from the southern half of the hemisphere. In Europe, with the recent exception of Spain, the… Continue Reading