Issues / War & Peace
Rumsfeld had dreams of radically rearranging the U.S. empire of bases. Here's what happened instead.
Despite some hopeful movement on Middle East issues, the new administration is still lavishing military aid on Israel and, by extension, the U.S. defense industry.
With the United States on the verge of another Great Depression, the Know-Nothing opposition to the Obama administration should be worried that we are about to slip into the Third World.
Predators, reapers, and imperial graveyards: Washington's language betrays its stubborn imperial ambitions.
Why is South Korean military spending going up even at a time of global recession?
In addition to freeing money to meet critical human needs at home and abroad, closing overseas bases would help rebuild the U.S. military.
The release of A. Q. Khan reveals that nuclear proliferation takes a back seat to other U.S. priorities, columnist Zia Mian explains.
Obama makes his first foreign visit as president and gets the green light on Afghan escalation.
After eight years of deafness, the White House is now listening. When it comes to Afghanistan, we just have to speak a little louder.
In this interview, Sakena Yacoobi of the Afghan Institute for Learning recommends that President Obama consider a surge in development assistance to her country.