Issues / War & Peace
Vladimir Putin is not reviving the Cold War. Rather, the U.S. failed to end it when it had the chance.
But a state other than the United States might be a better choice to assume operational leadership.
Yazidi refugees in Iraqi Kurdistan now sleep in classrooms, hallways, and the courtyards of facilities intended for children’s education. What happens when school starts?
Not only has Japan been unable to face its past, it’s weighed down by a staggering national debt.
As Ukraine was talking peace with its pro-Russian rebels, NATO leaders were talking war with Russia.
How can a state use its nuclear weapons program as a deterrent when it refuses to own up to its existence?
Contradictory U.S. policies, as with Al Qaeda a generation ago, have aided and abetted the development of the Islamic State.
A mysterious plane crash, Russian meddling in Ukraine, and new saber-rattling from NATO are rapidly stoking a new Cold War in Europe.
The expansion of the Islamic State is not a problem for the United States to solve alone.
SGI can be viewed as a counter-insurgency program whose goal is to strengthen economic development by strengthening security.