Issues / War & Peace
IS, formerly ISIS, elicits cult-like behavior in its followers and those it conquers.
Washington sabotaged its own "war on terror" by destabilizing the Middle East even as it coddled the U.S. allies who were actually sponsoring terrorism.
Did the CIA accept information obtained from a journalist tortured to death?
According to Osama bin Laden and Ayman al-Zawahiri's interpretation of Sunni Islamic law, Muslims who support a tyrannical regime or an occupying force are fair game for al Qaeda.
For the Korean diaspora, international sporting events are a small but symbolically potent exercise in Korean reunification.
The United States mounts attacks on Pakistani soil — and the Pakistani military actually invades Afghanistan.
Mass incarceration and militarized police forces are two of the most potent tools in a panoply of repressive instruments of power used by Israel and the U.S.
To hawks, verification is another hammer with which to bludgeon disarmament.
How the modernization of nuclear weapons can lead to testing them.
In the United States, whose bombing of Cambodia paved the way for the Khmer Rouge, many refugees now face the prospect of deportation under a draconian U.S. immigration regime.