Issues / War & Peace
The bulk of the enormous U.S. military budget is earmarked not for fighting terrorism but for the next cold war.
India is under pressure to complete a nuclear deal with Washington. But don't hold your breath.
As George W. Bush's administration enters its last year in office, the danger of a U.S. military attack on Iran looms.
Jakarta wants weapons. Lots of them. And the United States is happy to oblige.
The three water crises dwindling freshwater supplies, inequitable access to water and the corporate control of water pose the greatest threat of our time to the planet and to our survival.
The Democratic candidates will debate each other tonight, but not the metastasizing military budget.
Poet Susan Tichy reflects on what we think about when we think about war.
The United States wants to establish bases in Poland and the Czech Republic -- over the objections of the citizens of those countries.
A common flaw in U.S. foreign policy is the politicization of foreign assistance. Whether Republican or Democratic, U.S. administrations allow narrowly defined "national interests" - instead of needs, priorities, and realities in a given country - to dictate foreign assistance. And Rwanda is an excellent case in point.
Although the United States closed its bases in the Philippines in 1991, it has nevertheless managed to deepen its military presence and intervention in the islands.