Issues / War & Peace
In the world of international relations, setting deadlines and creating timelines seems increasingly unproductive.
Mention "The Insular Empire" to the average American, and they'd likely have no idea what you were talking about. They probably still wouldn't get it if you gave them another clue: "America in the Mariana Islands." These are the title and subtitle of a new film by Vanessa Warheit, which began screening on PBS earlier this year.
Since Apr. 26, a state of emergency has been in effect in five northern provinces of Paraguay, which represent a third of the nation's territory.
President Obama should not bow to the Beltway voices urging him to keep U.S. troops longer in Iraq.
Kyrgyzstan has little in the way of wealth or natural resources, but it has what every real estate agent looks for: location, location, location.
Are we really leaving Iraq at the end of 2011?
Is NATO's Excellent Afghanistan Adventure a blessing in disguise?
If we want to prevent any future Cheonans, we need to sit down with North Korea.
Nuclear weapons are a clarion call to look at the whole subject to which nuclear weapons are a sub-category -- mass warfare.
Afghanistan is a landscape of "sink holes" into which our idea of governance has fallen.