Issues / War & Peace
The Mounting Costs of War and the Case for Bringing Home the Troops
Unleashing vengeance through overwhelming U.S. firepower will prove an ineffective and counterproductive response to this new scourge of international terrorism.
Contradictions in U.S.-China relations and a way forward.
Bombings in Egypt expose weaknesses in U.S. counterterrorism policies.
An overview of recent developments in global security.
John Bolton's first order of business.
Bush's harsh words and threats seem awkward in a region where Washington's closest allies (Egypt, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Tunisia, and Jordan) hold utterly meaningless ballots.
In Iran, real political power rests with unelected military, economic, and right-wing ideologues, and in the June 25 runoff election, Iranian voters were forced to choose between two flawed candidates.
New agreements with India weakens international arms control regime.
Talking to the general