Issues / War & Peace
Forget those black-and-white satellite photos—North and South Korea are more alike than many suppose, and they're slowly growing closer.
The U.S. cannot confront climate change, growing economic inequality, and the deterioration of our infrastructure and education system without reducing the $1 trillion it spends annually on defense.
Amid rising anti-government sentiment and a series of natural disasters, Bosnia-Herzegovina's fractured ethnic communities are drawing strength from an unlikely source: each other.
The U.S. recently made the case that Russia is in violation of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, but it needs to look in the mirror, too.
Unthinkable? Perhaps, but it’s entirely plausible that Vladimir Putin could attack a NATO country with nuclear weapons and emerge victorious.
Washington's major limitation towards Russia is not a lack of military leadership, but a lack of moral leadership.
Alternatives exist to airstrikes and boots on the ground when dealing with a threat such as the Islamic State.
Like layers of an onion, ISIS supporters can be carefully peeled away. But not if Obama goes into Syria and Iraq with a mallet.
According to the New York Times, the campaign that the U.S. has initiated against the Islamic State has no immediate precedents.
Weakening ISIS requires eroding the support it relies on from tribal leaders, military figures, and ordinary Iraqi Sunnis. Here's how to do it without bombs.