Issues / War & Peace
Guatemalans banded together to depose a corrupt administration with dark connections to human rights violations. But another election looms, and the candidates don't inspire confidence.
Daniel Ellsberg was critical in dialing back the insanity that was U.S. nuclear strategy in its formative years.
Those opposed to the Iran deal worry that the subsequent easing of economic sanctions will enable Iran to increase its support for Hezbollah and Hamas.
The world's two major powers lost a decade that could have been spent hashing out responses to climate change, the arms trade, and the global recession.
As Yemen rapidly disintegrates, the U.S. is turning a blind eye to atrocities committed by its Saudi allies — even as Washington enables them.
We’ll never rebuild this country if we keep wasting money on war.
The Islamic State remains a puzzle to U.S. policymakers and analysts.
Turkey's offering Washington a fig leaf of cooperation against the Islamic State, but it's turning all its firepower against the most effective anti-ISIS fighters in the region — the Kurds.
The dangers of life as a Muslim leader in the United States weren’t all that drove Anwar al-Awlaki the flee the country.
For the refugees pouring into Europe, their journeys can be just as deadly as the war zones they're fleeing.