Issues / War & Peace
For 60 years, Koreans on both sides of the DMZ have awaited a peace treaty. Instead they've gotten an arms race and political repression.
New books by Ari Shavit and Ilan Pappe offer competing but valuable reexaminations of Israel's history and the future of peace in the Middle East.
In the wake of the Kunming attack, experts expect the Chinese government to crack down hard on Uighurs and anyone sympathetic to them.
Fashions come and go. And this year, across the broad swath of Eurasia, fascism is in.
Washington's past and present foreign policies are sustaining the fraught security environment in East Asia.
Sanctioning Russia may actually reduce its incentive to change course in Crimea.
The Obama administration's nebulous "Pacific Pivot" is setting the stage for a superpower conflict in East Asia.
There are still significant challenges to reaching a permanent deal on Iran’s nuclear enrichment program, but there's plenty of room to compromise.
U.S. foreign policy is anything but demilitarized. But where the Bush team saw every problem as a nail, the Obama team wields more than just a hammer.
The Philippines and Vietnam are natural allies in their common territorial struggles against China. But they should leave Washington out of it.