Issues / War & Peace
Obama's made a lot of Faustian bargains over the last seven years. But given his likely successors, what we got over the last two terms may be as good as it gets.
Despite the Iran nuclear deal, Washington greenlit the Saudi War against Yemen.
Nothing recruits terrorists like corrupt security forces committing human rights abuses with impunity.
Despite everything, hawks are still pushing President Obama to send ground troops to Syria. He would be wise to reject their advice.
Washington is effectively subsidizing Pakistan’s nuclear arsenal — the fastest-growing in the world — even as the country drifts closer to China and Russia.
In the 1960s, the New Left treated nuclear disarmament like your father’s activism.
Powerful forces are maneuvering to torpedo any Syrian peace process that could leave room for Bashar al-Assad.
Housing demolitions create an environment of constant anxiety for Palestinians in the West Bank and Jerusalem, increasing the likelihood of violent retaliation.
A few politicians and intellectuals decry "Islamofascists," but the real target of Islamophobia is the mainstream Islam of mosques, moderate imams, and your friendly Muslim neighbors.
The Islamic State’s atrocities provide cover for the almost equally brutal Jabhat al-Nusra to operate.