Issues / War & Peace
Afghanistan and the U.S. military escalation in the civil war there dominated foreign-related news coverage by the three major U.S. television networks in 2009, according to the latest annual review by the authoritative Tyndall Report.
The latest attempt to highlight the crisis in Gaza captured some media attention. But a failure to balance principle with pragmatism meant that the Gaza Freedom March did not achieve its full potential.
Afghanistan’s problems are all about governance.
Washington is hoping for a united front against Iran’s nuclear ambitions. But China and Russia have ambitions of their own.
What needs rewriting is not the Geneva Conventions but Israel’s abusive and illegal war strategy.
The power of positive thinking has often warped American foreign policy, as a new book by Barbara Ehrenreich suggests.
The Pentagon is insatiable. Here’s how to cut off its food supply.
Danner's work reveals misery, destruction, and violence but also provides critical analysis, and history of American foreign policy in the last quarter century.
Contrary to what the president believes, violence is not the answer.
In June, President Obama wowed the Muslim world with his Cairo speech. In December, he struck out with his Afghanistan speech.