Issues / War & Peace
Chuck Hagel may well be, as Mr. Obama contends, "the leader that our troops deserve." But don't the American people deserve a little honesty from that leader about the war that shaped him?
Fissures are beginning to appear in Isaias Afewerki's dictatorship.
Non-nuclear weapons states forget that the nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty exists at their pleasure.
The Algerian hostage crisis was both a human and political fiasco and its regional implications are still evolving.
Drones are becoming increasingly ubiquitous, not to mention -- however artificially -- intelligent.
Will Hegel follow in Panetta's ideological footsteps when it comes to the Air-Sea, Cold War style battle in the Pacific?
Exactly what is waterboarding a prisoner 83 -- or 183 -- times supposed to accomplish?
British objections to how Algeria handled its hostage situation and a recent visit by one of its boy bands to Ghana highlight U.S. and European condescension towards Africa.
As in: come home to roost.
At the very least least, Chuck Hagel knows war intimately.