Issues / War & Peace
How can we achieve nuclear disarmament when the Obama administration seeks increased funding for the core of the weapon -- the nuclear pit?
James Clapper, Obama's choice to head up national intelligence, has extensive ties to private intelligence outfits and the policies of the previous administration.
A new naval base on Jeju Island will only make a bad maritime security situation in Northeast Asia worse.
Why have calls on the part of the American public for bin Laden's head been so muted?
It will likely be far more dangerous politically for Obama NOT to bring the boys home quickly than to "win" the war.
The human instinct of herd mentality can't serve as justification for the indiscriminate killing of civilians outside U.S. borders.
In the end, disarmament won't spring from a fruitless quest for ironclad rationales. Its establishment will be the result of a groundswell of reactions ranging from disgust with to bewilderment at a national security policy that puts the lives of tens of millions at risk.
Instead of pinning the blame on Israel for flotilla tragedy, congressional Democrats are leaping to Israel's defense.
Another obstacle to those who seek disarmament through policy channels is just how difficult it is to dispute "realist" arguments against disarmament.
The Pentagon has some unusual bedfellows in its operation in Uganda.