Issues / War & Peace
There is no more fitting way to observe the anniversary of the U.S. bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki then to ratify the new strategic arms reduction treaty, argues columnist Frida Berrigan.
The Obama administration's approach to missile defense may be a threat to national security.
The Pentagon's plans for cuts won't change the security spending balance.
Reluctance to withdraw from Afghanistan is only a symptom of the investment American political elites have in global military hegemony.
Consider the following statement offered by Admiral Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, at a news conference last week. He was discussing Julian Assange, the founder of Wikileaks as well as the person who has taken responsibility for the vast, still ongoing Afghan War document dump at that site.
Is a teenager throwing a grenade at a soldier a terrorist or a reluctant combatant?
Its foreign ministry maintains that Russia is not the only country with a "loose nuke" problem.
The Karen ethnic group's revolt against the Burma junta is the longest-running independence movement on earth.
Fifteen years after the massacre at Srebrenica and the height of the Bosnian War, what has that conflict taught us?
The Obama administration continues to award contracts to the private military contractor Blackwater/Xe, despite its seriously troubled history.