Issues / War & Peace
Security is not just about the military. When we speak of security, we are talking about freedom from military conflicts and terrorist attacks. But we also believe that security involves access to sufficient food and shelter, good health care and good jobs, a clean environment and well-functioning, accountable political structures.
How Hamas grew from a radical minority to an electoral majority that's now patrolling the streets of the Gaza Strip.
The Bush administration has discredited civilian control of the military. The consequences are potentially disastrous.
Colombia is full of drugs, guns, and human rights violations. Why is the United States still giving it military aid?
It's amid the U.S. government's contradictory posturing and less-than-humanitarian geopolitical motives that the activist movement addressing Darfur operates.
An Alternative Foreign Policy Framework
Rep. Jim Moran thinks that Guantanamo is a blot on the U.S. reputation and should be closed down. He talks with Michael Shank on the implications of closure.
The U.S. peace movement has worked on behalf of Salvadorans, South Africans, and East Timorese. It is now belatedly taking up the cause of Palestinians.
The presidential contenders are debating U.S. troop withdrawal from Iraq. Why isn't anyone talking about Aghanistan?
Moscow and Washington are on a crash course over missile defense. Even Putin's surprise offer at the G8, columnist Frida Berrigan points out, will not likely avert collision.