Issues / War & Peace
Egypt is a study in contrasts with a fundamentally peaceful people ruled by a military junta.
We are like the British at the end of World War II: desperately trying to shore up an empire that we never needed and can no longer afford, using methods that often resemble those of failed empires of the past.
Syria President Assad seems intent on doing everything he can to alienate his allies and make us sympathetic to his often brutal opposition.
India should respond to Pakistan’s mortar fire over the Line of Control with containment, not escalation.
The vast majority of Egyptians killed since the coup have been unarmed protesters struck down with American-made weapons by soldiers transported in American-made vehicles provided by the American taxpayer.
What do NSA and Netanyahu have in common? They’re both like the boy who cried wolf.
Israeli leaders constantly imagine themselves in the shoes of their Iranian counterparts and invariably conclude that it is only rational for the Islamic Republic to acquire the bomb.
The western hemisphere’s preoccupation with the drug war is sapping resources that could be better employed to meet other security challenges.
Rajiv Chandrasekaran's new book, Little America: The War within the War for Afghanistan, details the bureaucratic infighting that sunk America's war in Afghanistan.
From Assad redefining a presidency to death-squads redefining war crimes.