Issues / War & Peace
The Iran nuclear deal has generated an abundance of extraordinary insights. Here’s a sampling.
Though this nuclear deal is a victory for international diplomacy, the United States still has a ways to go before their relations with Iran are truly normalized.
Israel insists that Gaza isn't under blockade. So why are humanitarian aid vessels still turned away?
French intelligence plotted to overthrow Muammar Gaddafi to horn in on Libya’s oil and to provide access for French businesses.
Shooting down Iraqi Army helicopters could result in a wider war against the Islamic State.
During the Cold War, it not only served the Soviet Union’s purposes to overestimate the size of its nuclear weapons program, but the United States.
The attacks on Tunisia are, in part, blowback from the NATO attack on Libya that brought an end to Gaddafy’s rule.
To hear Saudi leaders tell it, the kingdom is under constant threat from Iran. But graver threats of their own making lurk at home.
80 percent of people in the Arab world's poorest country are in danger of starving to death under a U.S.-backed blockade and bombing campaign.
If we continue to think about the Islamic State as a force to be fought on the battlefield, its second year will be worse than its first.