Issues / War & Peace
Presidents tend to ignore the constitutional requirement for Congress to formally declare war in advance of deploying American military forces.
When Kenya invaded Somalia in 2011, it overturned a 48-year-old policy of not involving itself in the armed conflicts of its neighbors—and now innocent Kenyans are paying the price.
Potential diplomatic breakthroughs in Syria and Iran are apparently unnerving Israel's right-wing leadership.
Rouhani has set the stage for a negotiated resolution over Iran’s nuclear program, which is becoming more viable than ever before.
The ease with which al Shabaab and other extremist groups handle social media is disconcerting.
To insist that violence is decreasing worldwide demonstrates extreme insensitivity to the victims of violence such as what Nairobi and Peshawar experienced this weekend.
So that / Politicians can be tattooed / With dark blotches / On their foreheads / Of religiosity...
A great deal of good can happen if military contractors and militarized communities invest in new energy technology rather than Cold War weapons systems.
We did not need Russian President Vladimir Putin to remind us of the fiction that America’s commitment to values and social practices makes it exceptional in the community of nations.
Russia’s resistance to refer Syria to the ICC runs counter to President Putin’s current campaign to be seen as the good guy focused on diplomatic solutions.