Issues / War & Peace
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.
How will the international community react if Syria's opposition movement comes down firmly in favor of foreign intervention?
The Israeli right's assault on democracy could remove the obstacles to an attack on Iran.
The United States is going ahead with an arms sale to Bahrain despite Congressional opposition and criticism from human rights observers.
New avenues for dialogue between the United States and Iran are needed to prevent minor confrontations from igniting a full-scale war.
TomDispatch tries to get us to see things from Iran's point of view.