Issues / War & Peace
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.
Is the quest for Israel-Palestine peace not only impossible but obsolete?
South Korea has continuously increased its military spending since 2000 at a rate higher than conventional explanations would expect. Its spending grew 200 percent for the past ten years, higher than would be warranted by the growth of its economy or government budget over the same period.
The Department of Defense plans to relocate 8,600 Marines from Okinawa (Japan) to Guam, provide additional live-fire training sites, expand Andersen Air Force Base, create berthing for a nuclear aircraft carrier, and erect a missile defense system on the island.
Isn't it time to call what Congress will soon vote on by its right name: war escalation funding?
An easily confusing concept that can therefore be easily manipulated.
The Times Square bomber showed that the anger over U.S. foreign policy isn't just "over there."
Hamid Karzai is coming to Washington. It's time to take up his offer to negotiate an end to the war.