Issues / War & Peace
Major media outlets once again sit on a big story at an administration's request.
The advance of the homeland security state along the U.S.-Canada border, funded and supported by Congress, seems both uncontroversial - and unstoppable.
New revelations about the U.S. torture regime require new responses.
Why is the Obama administration pressing Europeans to increase military spending? And what should it matter to Washington if Britain remains in the EU?
Missile defense cuts off the nose to spite the face.
Withdrawing U.S. troops from the Korean peninsula could kickstart diplomatic progress in Northeast Asia--and save billions of dollars to boot.
The Algerian hostage crisis was not only both a human and political fiasco, but its regional implications are still evolving.
Hagel's hearing demonstrated quite dramatically how Israel dominates the foreign-policy agenda on Capitol Hill.
Chuck Hagel may well be, as Mr. Obama contends, "the leader that our troops deserve." But don't the American people deserve a little honesty from that leader about the war that shaped him?
Fissures are beginning to appear in Isaias Afewerki's dictatorship.