Issues / War & Peace
There is no reason to continue the bloodshed in Afghanistan, which all the parties recognize will not alter the final outcome a whit.
To President Obama, drones are the answer to his foreign-policy prayers.
From mission creep to missileers asleep at the wheel.
Why start another body count in a Middle East conflict with no direct relationship to U.S. security?
From austerity to Al Nusra.
Why did the United States feel the need to admit Baltic and Eastern Europeans who at times exceeded the Nazis in brutality?
From the decline in democracy to the rise in the price of peace.
What can we do in Syria? Unfortunately, not much.
As the Guantanamo hunger strike widens, the president deflects blame.
The Pentagon controls a huge collection of global military bases. The question is: Who is benefiting?