Issues / War & Peace
Nothing underscores the need to keep a channel open on arms control than a crisis like Ukraine.
If Russia intensifies its presence in Ukraine, U.S. will face pressure from NATO allies to react.
If Obama thought his short pass through Pacific would boost the much-vaunted U.S. “pivot” to Asia, he soon discovered that the world is not cooperating with his best-laid plans.
The likely perpetrators of the Ghouta sarin attack, Al Nusra, failed to generate the results it sought.
To avoid the escalation in east-west tensions, both Putin and Obama need to view each other with a great deal more clarity and understanding.
Despite its brutality, corruption, and affiliation with al Qaeda, the Haqqani network is likely to inherit much of Afghanistan should the United States leave.
Unless every nation ramps down military spending and invests in clean energy, we’ll all lose the next big war over the fate of the Earth without even firing a shot.
By linking itself to Washington in its territorial disputes with China, the Philippines risks getting caught up in a superpower conflict.
Israel and Iran: It takes one to know one ― or think it knows one.
Iraqi-American poet Dunya Mikhail talks about her experiences writing provocative poetry in two different countries.