Issues / War & Peace
Iraq's problems are in large part the result of recent disasters--like the U.S. invasion and the Syrian civil war--not ancient grievances.
However vindictive and mule-headed, Prime Minister Maliki doesn’t deserve all the blame for the success of ISIS in Iraq.
The deaths of three Israeli teens is an immense tragedy, but not a justification for collective punishment and violence against innocent Palestinians.
On the outskirts of Europe people are literally dying to get in, while the core members of the EU are having second thoughts.
Were Christ and his followers early jihadists?
Adding yet more warfare to the current crisis in the Middle East will perpetuate exactly what the imperial powers set out to do: tear an entire region of the world asunder.
We may have the best chance since the end of the Cold War to achieve a less militarized economy.
The poem of the week from our friends at Split This Rock.
Being a woman in Iraq was difficult before the current conflict. The current wave of militarization threatens to make life even worse.
What country failed to reveal a massive amount of plutonium to the International Atomic Energy Agency?