Issues / War & Peace
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.
Pakistan's failure to confront Islamic militants is a threat to itself, its neighbors, and the world.
President-elect Obama faces some serious obstacles to restructuring the Pentagon if in fact he intends to do so.