Issues / War & Peace
The Russian and Chinese veto of the moderate and reasonable UN Security Council resolution was unconscionable, but the United States may have its own hypocrisy to thank.
Within America, there exists a wide-spread outcry to call attention to the expense of military bases abroad--an issue which has the ability to receive support from both the right and the left.
What would happen if we stopped playing games with Iran?
The term "U.S. assets" is a little too open to interpretation.
Instead of firing teachers, closing libraries and senior centers, and cutting bus routes, let's put the Pentagon on a diet.
Just like anything else, with national-security strategy nature abhors a vacuum.
The Project for Government Oversight has written a letter to Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta reminding him that it's U.S. taxpayers who pay for nuclear weapons in Europe.
Iraq knows that Iran -- unlike America and other Western forces -- is there to stay.
Economic sanctions have not persuaded Iran to give up its nuclear program, so it's time to try something different.
The recent ICC indictment of four Kenyans represents a model for international involvement in conflict resolution in Africa.