Issues / War & Peace
The United States military placed its troops in harm’s way by spreading them too thin across Afghanistan.
While Israel uses soccer to bolster its international image, it has violently oppressed the Palestinian national soccer team.
Hey, the Afghan Taliban are sensitive guys.
Beset by infighting among militias and rampant arms trafficking, Libya in 2014 is a cautionary tale about the long-term consequences of military intervention.
Seymour Hersh was called everything from a propagandist to a fascist, all by one critic — who’s not even a hard-right wingnut.
Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's release proves Obama can do more to fulfill his pledge of closing down the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay.
The failure of John Kerry's Israeli-Palestinian peace talks showed just how extreme U.S. policy on the conflict has become.
To those critical of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, compassion seems to be a liability in war.
Events appear to be moving toward a political solution to the East-West standoff over Ukraine. But as Clausewitz once noted: “Against stupidity, no amount of planning will prevail.”
Trading Taliban prisoners for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl may not have been ideal, but, as they say, the perfect is enemy of the good.