Issues / War & Peace
It is not between fundamentalist Muslims and Western governments.
Weapons are pouring out of Africa's most oil-rich country while extremist fighters tumble in.
For those who view international relations as a quest for equity between nations, the U.S. and the West bullied Iran into a nuclear deal.
President Obama’s deal with Iran gives hope for international cooperation on future crises.
What the Iran deal means for Tehran's nuclear program — and for the future of the Middle East.
International aid and "statebuilding" exercises risk exacerbating ethnic conflicts in Myanmar. Here's a more realistic approach.
Negotiators in Switzerland just won a huge victory for diplomacy over war. Now we've got to protect it.
Rare are the moments when enormously complex situations lend themselves to unambiguous yes-or-no answers. This is one of them.
Somalia is plagued by sexual violence, and many of the perpetrators are foreign troops.
Can nuclear weapons be justified if arsenals are kept small enough to prevent the threat of nuclear winter if used?