Issues / War & Peace
Contrary to what the president believes, violence is not the answer.
In June, President Obama wowed the Muslim world with his Cairo speech. In December, he struck out with his Afghanistan speech.
As the United States escalates the war in Afghanistan, poets speak out.
The president's goals in escalating the war in Afghanistan are deeply flawed. Just ask the Russians.
The United States can learn from the mistakes made in Iraq to craft a new approach to Afghanistan.
The tragic effects of the policies that motivate those abroad to attack U.S. soldiers have finally hit home in a direct and devastating way.
David Swanson exposes the crimes of the Bush-Cheney regime and calls for a more perfect union.
Nuclear disarmament requires movement forward on controlling conventional weapons, argues columnist Frida Berrigan. And the best hope for conventional arms control might be linking it to nuclear abolition.
Escalation has just brought more death and destruction. More escalation could close off opportunities for a political solution.
President Obama is on the verge of making a profound mistake by sending more troops to Afghanistan, argues columnist Conn Hallinan.