Issues / War & Peace
Saudi Arabia, Turkey, and Israel appear constitutionally incapable of prioritizing the Islamic State as a threat.
You may have heard that “both sides” committed abuses in last Gaza war. But there's no comparison when it comes to the scale of the violations — or the body count.
In their latest deal to fight ISIS, Washington and Turkey are treating the Middle East's largest stateless minority like pawns. That's a huge mistake.
Somehow a disagreement over Ukraine has morphed into Nazi armies poised on the Polish border, or Soviet armored divisions threatening to overrun Western Europe.
A smaller, more accurate bomb can contribute to the longevity of the U.S. nuclear weapons program.
The Islamic State has two advantages over the chaotic violence of Iraq and the murderous Assad regime in Syria: services and justice.
Those expecting the Iran nuclear deal to lead to regional security cooperation between the United States and Iran may be disappointed.
While the international community propped up kleptocratic generals, South Sudan's social entrepreneurs took matters into their own hands. The future of the country belongs to them.
If he wants to save his legacy on Africa, Barack Obama will have to be more than a shill for U.S. security firms and corporations.
The unfolding intervention against the Islamic State shows that oil doesn't just guide U.S. foreign policy. It constrains our ways of thinking about it.