Issues / War & Peace
The Islamic State is less a product of Islamist extremism than the legacy of Saddam Hussein.
The fight to free the WikiLeaks whistleblower continues in the courts of law and public opinion — but justice is expensive.
Bashar al-Assad is not going to age out of office any time soon.
These brave women are about to make history by marching across the world's most militarized border.
Nuclear deterrence turns normally skeptical realists all starry-eyed.
Legendary journalist Seymour Hersh’s report on Osama bin Laden’s death is considerably more plausible than that of the Obama administration.
A Washington gathering of Persian Gulf autocrats sums up the absurdity of America's relationship with some of the world's most oppressive regimes.
Our wartime commemorations are the functional equivalent of mounting the heads of our victims on pikes. Are we surprised that others celebrate bloodshed when we do the same?
For those who doubt mainstream Islam’s commitment to stopping extremists, this is for you.
An appeals court ruled that Sister Megan Rice and her peace-activist colleagues should not have been found guilty of the ridiculous charge of sabotage.