Issues / War & Peace
SGI can be viewed as a counter-insurgency program whose goal is to strengthen economic development by strengthening security.
The spirit of Saddam Hussein lives on in the Islamic State.
The twin plagues of ISIS and Ebola thrive on the breakdown of the existing order.
IS, formerly ISIS, elicits cult-like behavior in its followers and those it conquers.
Washington sabotaged its own "war on terror" by destabilizing the Middle East even as it coddled the U.S. allies who were actually sponsoring terrorism.
Did the CIA accept information obtained from a journalist tortured to death?
According to Osama bin Laden and Ayman al-Zawahiri's interpretation of Sunni Islamic law, Muslims who support a tyrannical regime or an occupying force are fair game for al Qaeda.
For the Korean diaspora, international sporting events are a small but symbolically potent exercise in Korean reunification.
The United States mounts attacks on Pakistani soil — and the Pakistani military actually invades Afghanistan.
Mass incarceration and militarized police forces are two of the most potent tools in a panoply of repressive instruments of power used by Israel and the U.S.