Issues / War & Peace
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.
While bombastic GOP front runners steal the headlines, the Florida senator is quietly racking up the support of right-wing mega-donors and Bush-era neocons.
Whether due to personal conviction or pressure from Congress, President Obama is committing U.S. forces to defeating the Islamic State.
A tribunal this year uncovered grave violations against the human, economic, and cultural rights of Filipinos by Washington and their own leaders.
There's no grand, exciting solution to the war in Syria. It's going to take an endless parade of meetings where people sit and talk. And talk. And talk.
The attack on a Russian bomber by Turkey may have been preplanned.
Other Western powers could learn from Germany’s policy of toleration.