Issues / War & Peace
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.
A long-time foreign service officer describes the farces and frustrations of the Iraq occupation.
Recent murders in France, Florida, and California are all linked to a new enclosure movement.
Nuclear-weapons states hold the rest of the world hostage to their desire to wield the ultimate destructive power.
What is the terrorist group trying to accomplish this year, and will the Iraqi government respond effectively?