Issues / War & Peace
Pakistan's elected government claims to oppose U.S. drone strikes. So why has it kidnapped a prominent drone war critic?
Their perception that they’ve been relegated to an armed-forces version of Siberia is only the tip of the iceberg.
Under Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Japan’s chauvinistic surge has inflicted unmistakable damage on its national brand image.
Policymakers have long predicted that North Korea will go the way of East German Communism. Not so fast.
The United States held nuclear energy out to Iran and then pulled it away.
The shift from a permanent war footing to permanent diplomacy has significant promise for prosperity as well as peace.
Sunni Hamas and Shiite Hezbollah have apparently agreed to disagree on Syria while maintaining a strategic partnership against Israel.
The Winter Olympics in Sochi have brought renewed scrutiny to vulnerabilities that could undermine Russia's ongoing ambitions for international prestige.
The Obama administration’s pledge to restrain the global arms trade doesn't square with its aggressive promotion of U.S. arms exports.
A studied refusal to pay attention to South Sudan's colonial history helped ignite the current crisis.