Issues / War & Peace
Russia’s behavior resembles that of a small country such as North Korea more than a superpower.
The Abbottabad raid was embarrassing to Pakistani commanders friendly to the United States.
If war crimes are defined as military actions that, intentionally or not, harm great numbers of civilians, then either all wars today are crimes, or the term has become meaningless.
Seymour Hersh reminds us how unlikely it was that the Pakistanis didn’t pick up U.S. helicopters on their way to kill bin Laden.
Absent much stronger U.S. and European pressure on their Saudi allies, Yemen's latest ceasefire threatens to collapse — which could mean a return to massive civilian bombardments.
If the U.S. and China think they can grow at each other's expense, they're snookering themselves.
We need an independent investigation of the brutal U.S. attack on a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Afghanistan, which killed 42 people.
After the Cold War ended, many of the safeguards preventing war between Russia and the West have been allowed to lapse.
The Islamic State, like 150% proof moonshine, is pure, but deadly.
Can Hillary Clinton’s advocacy of the use of force be chalked up to her affection for members of the military?