Issues / War & Peace
Negotiators in Switzerland just won a huge victory for diplomacy over war. Now we've got to protect it.
Rare are the moments when enormously complex situations lend themselves to unambiguous yes-or-no answers. This is one of them.
Somalia is plagued by sexual violence, and many of the perpetrators are foreign troops.
Can nuclear weapons be justified if arsenals are kept small enough to prevent the threat of nuclear winter if used?
Mounting Islamophobia in East-Central Europe can result from indigenous chauvinism and a misreading of history.
The Saudi intervention in Yemen perpetuates the lawlessness of the so-called "War on Terror."
With 30% unemployment, jihad becomes more appealing by the day as Tunisia offers young people a future filled with words, not deeds.
Foreign policy hawks are aflutter about "American retreat," yet they're the ones stonewalling on sending U.S. representatives to global institutions.
Natural resource scarcity poses a far broader challenge to prosperity and national security than traditional military threats.
Our own progress against racism in the United States remains too recent, too fragile, and too incomplete to go on abetting apartheid in Israel.