Issues / War & Peace
Washington may still be wedded to thinking of the Islamic State as a second-rate threat that only needs tactics, not a strategy, to defeat it.
Though you may remember its tragic conclusion: the downing of an Iran airliner by the U.S. warship Vincennes.
Intervention may not be the answer, but the damage that the Islamic State wreaks on the regions it rules requires immediate action.
For the wildlife and ecosystems of the Arctic, war has already arrived.
The Islamic State is less a product of Islamist extremism than the legacy of Saddam Hussein.
The fight to free the WikiLeaks whistleblower continues in the courts of law and public opinion — but justice is expensive.
Bashar al-Assad is not going to age out of office any time soon.
These brave women are about to make history by marching across the world's most militarized border.
Nuclear deterrence turns normally skeptical realists all starry-eyed.
Legendary journalist Seymour Hersh’s report on Osama bin Laden’s death is considerably more plausible than that of the Obama administration.