Issues / War & Peace
There are rising concerns that the Ukraine crisis could lead to nuclear war between the U.S. and Russia.
Washington's support for Yemen's former dictatorship — and of Saudi efforts to sideline the country's nonviolent pro-democracy movement — helped create the current crisis.
An ill-advised American-supported Ethiopian invasion transformed Al-Shabab from a marginal player into a major force.
Despite the fallout in Ukraine, several Balkan countries are angling to join NATO — and freely misinforming their publics to get there.
Reading the tea leaves to determine whether Al Qaeda or the Islamic State will lead the Islamist extremist world.
Unification of the Middle East, though not a caliphate, would be ideal, but unity would be a step in the right direction.
The road ahead for U.S.-Cuban relations is rocky, but at least it's new.
Obama's no peace president, but he's won important diplomatic victories. Will they survive the 2016 election?
Israel won't change its ways until Washington puts military aid on the chopping block.
Aggression by a state, once considered just an act of war, ultimately became viewed as a pathological act.