Issues / War & Peace
The U.S. 'pivot' to the South and East China Seas has energised the American industrial-military complex, dimming the prospects for a peaceful resolution of the ongoing disputes in the region.
Not to mention executioner.
Major media outlets once again sit on a big story at an administration's request.
The advance of the homeland security state along the U.S.-Canada border, funded and supported by Congress, seems both uncontroversial - and unstoppable.
New revelations about the U.S. torture regime require new responses.
Why is the Obama administration pressing Europeans to increase military spending? And what should it matter to Washington if Britain remains in the EU?
Missile defense cuts off the nose to spite the face.
Withdrawing U.S. troops from the Korean peninsula could kickstart diplomatic progress in Northeast Asia--and save billions of dollars to boot.
The Algerian hostage crisis was not only both a human and political fiasco, but its regional implications are still evolving.
Hagel's hearing demonstrated quite dramatically how Israel dominates the foreign-policy agenda on Capitol Hill.