Issues / War & Peace
Four Months into Iraq War 3.0, the cracks are showing -- on the battlefield and at the Pentagon.
The Islamic State is like a Pleasure Island for gangbangers and psychos.
An anonymous U.S. official caused a dustup when he called the Israeli prime minister "chickenshit." Others might have said worse.
In the "fast-fast" political culture of South Korea, some leaders are patiently—and effectively—making strides for democracy, clean energy, and maybe even peace.
A cooperative approach to the environmental damage done by overfishing could change the tenor of North-South relations in Korea.
Unfortunately, a lot more than battlefield requirements goes into the design of war planes.
The countries of the former Warsaw Pact are not knuckling under to pressure from Russia. They're trying to avoid a new cold war.
For the Islamic State to preside over a caliphate takes money — lots of it.
Reese Erlich's new book on Syria combines on-the-ground reporting with an encyclopedic background in the region’s history.
The Islamic State’s calls for retaliation against Western attacks are apparently being heeded.