Issues / War & Peace
Not exactly, but the U.S. is using great discretion because of the propaganda value to the Islamic State when air strikes kill civilians.
The U.S. military sits at the center of a dispute that's plagued the peaceful island of Okinawa for decades.
Once again Western nuclear powers undermined the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference (RevCon).
Washington may still be wedded to thinking of the Islamic State as a second-rate threat that only needs tactics, not a strategy, to defeat it.
Though you may remember its tragic conclusion: the downing of an Iran airliner by the U.S. warship Vincennes.
Intervention may not be the answer, but the damage that the Islamic State wreaks on the regions it rules requires immediate action.
For the wildlife and ecosystems of the Arctic, war has already arrived.
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.