Issues / War & Peace
In a recent speech at the Newseum, former Costa Rican president and Nobel Peace Prize winner Oscar Arias describes concrete ways of moving beyond our over-militarized world.
Much more effort is expended on figuring out what makes Islamic extremists tick than on what motivates the will to dominate of the United States.
It would increase defense spending 42% beyond Cold War levels.
Crusade 2.0 examines the resurgence of anti-Islamic sentiment in the West and its global implications.
With the West rethinking armed intervention and the Syrian crisis continuing, political compromise may be the only way to end the violence.
Placating Israel is the underlying purpose of U.S. sanctions on Iran.
Although the impulse to try to end the ongoing repression by the Syrian regime against its own people through foreign military intervention is understandable, it would be a very bad idea.
Conservatives jumped all over President Obama's open-mic remarks to Russian President Medvedev at the Seoul Nuclear Security Summit.
Obama opponents have carefully shifted the debate from Obama being Muslim to Obama acting Muslim.
One can't help but wonder why more soldiers don't snap under the pressure of serving multiple tours in Afghanistan.