Issues / War & Peace
Even a superpower can’t maintain dominance in every domain and also effectively address big-ticket items like climate change.
Hannah Gais holds that Islam is just a handy tool that militants use to battle oppression.
Amazingly, Cambodia's transition out of rule by the Khmer Rouge, its long civil war, and its descent into electoral authoritarianism have all been guided by one man. A new book looks at his legacy.
As the U.S. drone war flares up again in Yemen, a distressingly familiar pattern is playing out.
The Obama administration wants a rubber stamp on its unwise, unlimited, and unauthorized new war in the Middle East. It shouldn't get it.
There's no better time for Sunni and Shia to sit down together and address not just ISIS but the injustice, intolerance, and inequality that birthed it.
According to Stephen Walt, insecurity, not the urge to expand, is behind Russia’s actions in Ukraine.
Ignoring religion’s role in radicalization means we’re not attending to the needs of those most at risk of joining extremist groups.
The death of Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman was certainly suspicious. But that doesn't prove a thing about his charges against Iran.
The United States is actually a world leader in the use of incendiary devices, but, unlike the Islamic State, it keeps it on the down low.