Issues / War & Peace
Does conventional thinking that Afghanistan will revert to the Taliban upon U.S. and NATO withdrawal need to be reexamined?
A coherent, well-orchestrated plan for disarmament, demobilization, and reintegration of rebel forces and extremists must accompany any intervention in Mali.
President Obama's selection of John Kerry as the next secretary of state sends the wrong signal to America's allies and adversaries alike.
Each year Conn Hallinan awards news stories and newsmakers that fall under the category of "Are you serious?"
After the fact, torture can only be dealt with by staring directly into the nightmare that changed us.
The war on the narcotraffickers also serves as a pretext for militarizing areas of Mexico that have strong traditions of social resistance.
The Pacific is no one's "lake," but an ocean vast enough for all.
Part 1 of an interview with "Drug War Mexico" co-author Peter Watt.
The price for using Dr. Shakil Afridi to gain access to the Abbottabad compound was the deaths of young women and citizens left unvaccinated.
Three scenarios for how the U.S. might manage its involvement in Afghanistan between now and 2014.