Issues / War & Peace
In a twisted new world, the all-American heroes wield the pliers and waterboards.
A poem for Gaza.
Despite its peace constitution, Japan boasts one of the largest militaries in the world.
How the Obama administration can make good on its stated preference for diplomacy over war.
Without disarmament our nuclear nightmares may become realities -- but there is still time to avoid disaster.
Iraq's problems are in large part the result of recent disasters--like the U.S. invasion and the Syrian civil war--not ancient grievances.
However vindictive and mule-headed, Prime Minister Maliki doesn’t deserve all the blame for the success of ISIS in Iraq.
The deaths of three Israeli teens is an immense tragedy, but not a justification for collective punishment and violence against innocent Palestinians.
On the outskirts of Europe people are literally dying to get in, while the core members of the EU are having second thoughts.
Were Christ and his followers early jihadists?