Issues / War & Peace
The Supreme Leader oversaw plenty of state-sponsored violence, but viewed nuclear weapons as forbidden by Islam.
What we see on our screens has primed us to make the obvious mistake of worrying overmuch about improbable threats and worrying undermuch about the more probable ones.
Hypersonic weapons may sound less destructive than nuclear weapons, but they’re just another arms race.
Despite intense crackdowns, activists on the Japanese island of Okinawa continue to resist the construction of new U.S. military bases.
Will the Islamic State attempt to procure nuclear material as Al Qaeda once did?
During and after Israel's war on Gaza, bipartisan congressional majorities have worked to undermine war crimes investigations by the United Nations and human rights groups.
Hillary Clinton and her hawkish Democratic allies are already running hard to the right of Obama.
As more European governments line up to recognize a Palestinian state, Israel (and the U.S.) look more isolated than ever.
Turkey’s head-in-the-sand policy towards the Islamic State leaves it open to charges of appeasement.
In Turkish President Erdogan’s apparently: He claims to fear an independent Kurdish state as much as the Islamic State.