Issues / War & Peace
Besides being unsustainable from a logistical standpoint, the heightened military response to the pirate attacks probably won't work because it doesn't address the root causes of this menace to maritime security.
Veterans with PTSD aren't getting medals, medical care, or even a modicum of respect.
President Obama is poised to continue the Bush administration's "freedom agenda." And that means scaled-up counter-insurgency.
The United States falls into a trap in assuming that Russia doesn't want a nuclear- armed Iran.
President Obama can make the Iraq War the last time U.S. soldiers shed blood for oil.
Let's devote 1% of the stimulus package to the arts. And let's go global with it.
Through its arms deals, the United States has influence over Israel. Columnist Frida Berrigan asks whether President-elect Obama will use that influence to stop the war in Gaza.
BondGraham and Parrish respond to Wellen's commentary on the NPT.
Don't count on the Obama administration having vigorous nuclear disarmament and antiproliferation policies that start at home.
The tricks conservatives use to defend a Republican president for dragging his feet on nonproliferation, as well as obstructing it, are the same they will use to cast an administration that dares to be rein in nuclear weapons as soft on security.