Issues / War & Peace
The Obama administration’s war plans in Iraq and Syria are illegal, ill-conceived, and destined to fail. Here's what the U.S.—and you—can do instead.
President Obama is deluding himself if he thinks that fortifying the nuclear-weapons complex can pave the way to disarmament treaties.
America is now fighting the Iraq War for the third time, somehow madly expecting different results, while guaranteeing only failure.
President Obama’s decision to bomb Syria stands in stark violation of international law, the UN Charter, and the requirements of the U.S. Constitution.
Few would oppose a robust U.S. response to Ebola, but the Obama administration's deployment of 3,000 troops to Liberia comes amid a broader U.S.-led militarization in West Africa.
Like missile defense, hypersonic missiles destabilize the nuclear balance.
Iran is the linchpin of security in the Middle East.
Many Americans have reached the point that they can no longer conceive of a legitimate war unless it’s on our own soil.
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.