Issues / War & Peace
Terrorism leads to panicked over-reaction.
The U.S. government should be making it more difficult to sell weapons—at home as well as abroad.
The chief Zapatista spokesman now says he no longer exists.
It could bog down like the Iran-Iraq War.
Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki isn't the only one responsible for Iraq's woes -- history, U.S. foreign policy, and meddling neighbors are also to blame.
The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria may be clever and rich but stoking the revenge machine reveals how impoverished its collective imagination is.
Concerned about terrorism as well as influence from Washington's economic rivals, the Obama administration is renewing its efforts to support the Somali central government.
It’s ironic that Iraq’s last two enemies now stand ready to defend it against a third, ISIS.
A look at how the fall of the British empire and the rise of the U.S. Israel lobby sowed the seeds of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
For one thing, the brutality of ISIS may be its downfall.