Issues / War & Peace
If he wants to save his legacy on Africa, Barack Obama will have to be more than a shill for U.S. security firms and corporations.
The unfolding intervention against the Islamic State shows that oil doesn't just guide U.S. foreign policy. It constrains our ways of thinking about it.
It was a foregone conclusion that Middle Eastern states would seek to adjust national boundaries set by the West.
The Iran nuclear deal has generated an abundance of extraordinary insights. Here’s a sampling.
Though this nuclear deal is a victory for international diplomacy, the United States still has a ways to go before their relations with Iran are truly normalized.
Israel insists that Gaza isn't under blockade. So why are humanitarian aid vessels still turned away?
French intelligence plotted to overthrow Muammar Gaddafi to horn in on Libya’s oil and to provide access for French businesses.
Shooting down Iraqi Army helicopters could result in a wider war against the Islamic State.
During the Cold War, it not only served the Soviet Union’s purposes to overestimate the size of its nuclear weapons program, but the United States.
The attacks on Tunisia are, in part, blowback from the NATO attack on Libya that brought an end to Gaddafy’s rule.