Issues / War & Peace
Let's say the U.S. actually curbed its military adventurism, reeled in the Pentagon budget, and closed its global network of bases. Then what?
Meanwhile, the Obama administration is keeping troops in Afghanistan because there's "a risk of deterioration." Oh, the irony.
The possession of nuclear weapons by a state — any state — violates the social contract.
No one who predicted disaster from Washington's intervention in Syria should expect anything different from Russia's.
How is it that the Islamic State, with much of the world arrayed against it, endures?
The victory of Canada's Liberal Party was a mixed one for the country's left. But from pulling out of Syria to (maybe) legalizing marijuana, they're welcoming the change in governance.
Despite Washington's move toward detente with Iran, other regional conflicts — especially in Israel-Palestine, where an "intifada of knives" is underway — are looking as volatile as ever.
Most of Turkey’s recent tribulations are the result of President Erdogan’s determination to reverse the outcome of last June’s election that saw his party lose control of the parliament.
Washington is one of the most active players in Syria's civil war, but it's accepted effectively 0 percent of the conflict's refugees.
The Middle-East map is being redrawn in Syria and Iraq by Moscow and Washington.