Issues / War & Peace
Aid to Israel dodges the austerity bullet.
After World II, nations agreed that simply attacking the international peace by launching an aggressive war was a crime.
Despite limited evidence, the United States painted Anwar al-Awlaki as a terrorist mastermind and executed him without the trial to which he was entitled as a U.S. native.
The past week has seen the United States effectively relinquish its role as the key negotiator of Middle East peace as the Palestinians, ignoring President Barack Obama's entreaties, announced their decision to pursue UN membership and be recognized as an independent state.
Iran's need for uranium to treat its cancer patients with radiation provides a diplomatic opening in its nuclear program.
U.S. cluster bombs continue to kill and maim impoverished Laotians, but the war criminals responsible have never been brought to book.
If North Korea isn't about to collapse, then policymakers must stop complaining and deal with it.
The Pentagon's increasingly unconvincing denials that Agent Orange was stored on Okinawa prevents veterans from receiving the medical care that they desperately need.
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.
Politicians wage war, rages the poet, but they don't pay the price.