Issues / War & Peace
The C.I.A. is evaluating Syrian rebels to see which groups qualify for arms aid.
Attacks from Iraq's Sunni militant groups are unlikely to provoke Shia reprisals. But what the violence can do is increase the chances that Iraqis will lose complete faith in their political leaders.
CODEPINK's Medea Benjamin explodes the many myths of drone warfare.
Meanwhile, Azerbaijan bonds with Israel over their mutual regional isolation.
How did a positive concept like intervention become a dirty word?
The United States, NATO, and Israel have long sought the destabilization of Syria.
The United States must stop supporting the perverse Colombian status quo that lies at the heart of the country's prolonged civil war.
It's the height of hypocrisy for the United States to criticize arms transfers to governments for use on innocent civilians.
As always, the United States stands ready to attack weaker states while at a stand-off with stronger states.
When it comes to decisions that take lives on behalf of the American people, "moral rectitude" is no substitute for transparency in the Obama administration.