Issues / War & Peace
The member-states of the Gulf Cooperation Council have realized that the United States, thus far their biggest ally, is really just a fair-weather friend.
From Guantanamo to Iran and food stamps to women’s rights, Senator Tom Cotton is a dangerous dude.
It turns out that that a large-scale conflict in the Asia-Pacific is much more difficult to imagine than China hawks like to pretend.
Many are aghast at the treasonous nature of the open letter to Iran signed by 47 Republican senators.
It's official: The Republican establishment in Washington has completely delegated its policy on Iran and Israel to its most hardline factions.
Washington is responsible for a plethora of global calamities. But Putin's Russia isn't offering an appealing alternative at all.
The problem isn’t a lack of "resolve." It's a lack of good outcomes and basic moral consistency.
What Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu really fears is the threat that serious diplomacy poses to his policies and his ambitions for Israel’s government.
Iran is a silent partner of sorts in the war against the Islamic State.
In the U.S. war on Iraq, hundreds of thousands died the sort of deaths that, if broadcast in an ISIS video, would have inflamed international opinion.