Issues / War & Peace
Without so much as a vote by Congress, our whole planet could be destroyed.
From 2003 to 2017, the U.S. went from from sole global superpower to potential super-pariah.
With mass-casualty events from Raqqa to Mosul, some think the U.S. military is scrapping rules designed to protect innocents.
When U.S. rivals committed atrocities in Aleppo, Western talking heads were appalled. But when the U.S. supports them in Mosul? Silence.
The president apparently wants to put the U.S. on a permanent war footing to sustain his unpopular presidency.
Attacking North Korea now would undermine the very reason U.S. troops have been stationed on the peninsula for seven decades: to protect the South Korean people.
They hack us. We hack them. It's a recipe for catastrophe.
Schools should be safe places for children -- even during wartime.
Throwing money at the Pentagon while gutting other programs that protect Americans shouldn't make anyone feel safer.
In real life, human memories work better than they do in Orwell’s 1984. Or do they?