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Hey, America, how about an apology?

Hey, America, how about an apology?

Some countries are making amends for things they’ve done to other countries. But the United States is never sorry.

The unreal has become reality in Nicaragua

The unreal has become reality in Nicaragua

Daniel Ortega, a hermit tyrant, is ordering the arrests of political rivals and leading his country down a path that gets darker and darker.

Daniel Ortega: from revolutionary to absolute overlord

Daniel Ortega: from revolutionary to absolute overlord

The 17-year Nicaraguan president is now jailing his election opposition and rivals, many of them fellow ex-Sandinistas, now in their 70s.

Lumumba’s tooth and other remnants of 1960s idealism

Lumumba’s tooth and other remnants of 1960s idealism

The Congolese prime minister with a tragically brief tenure lives on as a secular saint, much like his contemporaries JFK and Che.

A favored phrase in diplomacy rings hollow

A favored phrase in diplomacy rings hollow

The United States and our allies tout the ‘rules-based international order’ — but who’s making the rules?