Issues / War & Peace
Today, Asia is like the Kardashian clan: wealthy, contentious, and all up in the public’s face.
Japan’s war hawks and imperial apologists are alienating the country’s allies and making a confrontation with its rivals more likely.
We’re investing too much money and patriotic capital in trying to prop up nuclear weapons, which are arguably obsolete anyway.
Can China and the United States pivot without crashing into each other?
The U.S. has switched its intransigence toward Iran from enrichment capacity to sanctions.
2015 could yet see some significant developments—at least on issues where the White House and GOP are aligned.
For the Islamic State, making the trains run on time doesn’t quite cover a multitude of sins.
A former Syrian Kurdish MP is hunger striking in Washington for action in Kobane.
As the climate warms and the ice melts, the Arctic could become the next great theater of global cooperation—or a battlefield.
Few images from the last days of the Cold War are as enduring in the West as the fall of the Berlin Wall. But in Central and Eastern Europe, a more complex picture emerges.