Issues / War & Peace
To beef up the U.S. military presence in Africa to provide security for oil and natural-gas sources, the U.S. needed to either amplify the terrorist threat to the region or fabricate one.
At least he doesn't enjoy taking out terrorists like Bush did.
There is no reason to continue the bloodshed in Afghanistan, which all the parties recognize will not alter the final outcome a whit.
To President Obama, drones are the answer to his foreign-policy prayers.
From mission creep to missileers asleep at the wheel.
Why start another body count in a Middle East conflict with no direct relationship to U.S. security?
From austerity to Al Nusra.
Why did the United States feel the need to admit Baltic and Eastern Europeans who at times exceeded the Nazis in brutality?
From the decline in democracy to the rise in the price of peace.
What can we do in Syria? Unfortunately, not much.