Issues / War & Peace
Few Americans actually fear UFOs, but the U.S. government treats them like an existential threat.
A sigh of relief undoubtedly went up in transatlantic capitals when Gaddafi was killed.
The Pentagon is scrambling to protect its flank in these budget-cutting times.
Pakistan plans to train over 8,000 personnel to augment its nuclear-security forces: extremist Islamists need not apply.
We know neither who pulls the nuclear strings in Iran nor whether the Revolutionary Guard is behind the assassination plot.
U.S. officials revive discredited reports that an Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps officer implicated in case planned the infamous 2007 Mahdi Army attack on U.S. troops in Karbala, Iraq.
The foundations of the tightly interconnected world we live in now were laid in the early days of World War II by leaders hoping to prevent the next great war.
The United States is ultimately chasing al-Qaeda, not the LRA, in East Africa. And this may end up abetting Yoweri Museveni's crackdown on Ugandan democracy.
One does not have to be a member of the Supreme Leader's fan club to be skeptical of the Iran assassination allegations.
The current U.S. strategy to confront its antagonists reflects a decade of missteps and misunderstandings.