Issues / War & Peace
In the U.S. war on Iraq, hundreds of thousands died the sort of deaths that, if broadcast in an ISIS video, would have inflamed international opinion.
It's tempting to call ISIS "medieval" murderers. But from mass murder to drone strikes, atrocity is very much a part of our modern experience.
Nearly 60 lawmakers did the right thing by skipping the Israeli prime minister's speech on Iran.
Dr. Helen Caldicott’s nuclear disarmament seminar in New York City intrigued, educated — and scared the wits out of you.
Obama has the best opportunity in decades to end the U.S.-Iran standoff.
Dr. Helen Caldicott’s recent anti-nukes symposium shows that disarmament activism is still thriving, if on a reduced scale.
The right-wing pro-Israel lobby AIPAC is slowly losing its bipartisan appeal. Here's why that's a good thing.
The Islamic State’s real battle is against the Middle-East’s illegitimate regimes, not the West.
Recent technological advances in detection may rob submarines of their stealth.
America's top ally in East Asia is bulking up its military, picking fights with its neighbors, and showing a blithe disregard for democracy.