Issues / War & Peace
The Islamic State is growing increasingly illiquid — are layoffs imminent?
Why has waste at the Pentagon been so hard to rein in? Simple: The military-industrial complex profits from waste.
Is the Free Syrian Army the future of Syria?
Nuclear weapons are equally as devastating and diffuse in their effects as biological and chemical weapons.
Would South Korea ever go the nuclearization route like North Korea?
Donald Trump's calls for arming Seoul and Tokyo with nuclear weapons seems to be his way of keeping American troops out of the line of nuclear fire.
A trade referendum in tiny Holland may influence the future of Ukraine, the trajectory of the EU, and whether armed conflict will return to Eastern Europe.
When the president wants to fulfill a constitutional duty — like nominating a Supreme Court justice — Congress is up in arms. When he launches a blatantly unconstitutional war, it shrugs.
Responding to Islamic extremism with violence is reminiscent of the sorcerer’s apprentice in Fantasia creating more brooms by whacking them with an axe.
The Islamic State and Al Qaeda could combine and form an entity more dangerous than the sum of its parts.