Issues / War & Peace
The Obama administration is hearing, but not listening, when it comes to U.S. military bases.
Measuring economic development in Afghanistan by the same yardstick as a Pentagon mission is a recipe for disaster.
To find the Palestinian Gandhi or MLK, the first step is to look in Israeli detention centers.
For a country in which ultra-nationalism was for so long a problem, the weakness of nationalism in contemporary Japan is puzzling.
We’ve now been at war with, or in, Iraq for almost 20 years, and intermittently at war in Afghanistan for 30 years.
During the Bush years, the CIA lost its sense of smell. On the torture issue, its lawyers no longer could tell what was fishy and what was not.
Recent U.S. meetings with Nigerian dictators do little to improve transparency in a country rife with corruption.
In a dispute over one insignificant base on the Japanese island of Okinawa, are we feeling early rumblings on the Asian faultline of American global power?
Why is the United States spending more now on the military than during the Cold War?
The military brass once again floats the idea of indefinite occupation in Iraq.