Issues / War & Peace
The international community should accept that a centralized state structure cannot be reconstituted within the borders of what used to be Somalia.
We think we're helping them. They think we're out to destroy their way of life.
The soldiers who dumped copies of the Qur'an into an incinerator may as well have set fire to a religion.
The problem with hyping national security threats is that it nudges greater threats such as global warming off the public's radar screen.
According to Gingrich's logic, North Vietnam would have been justified in attacking the United States.
Hawks are using the death of journalists such as Marie Colvin to further the cause of military aid to Syria's opposition.
The resumption of contact between Washington and Pyongyang will not likely yield immediate results, but the United States can still take certain steps to improve relations now.
What would be the benefits to Iran of developing nuclear weapons?
If Israel or the United States starts a disastrous war with Iran, it will be because someone thought it was a good idea.
Optimism about U.S. budget cuts to nukes was soon overtaken by tension over Iran's nuclear enrichment program and a fire on a Russian nuclear sub.