Issues / War & Peace
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.
The U.S. nuclear-weapons program is awash in nuclear-warhead triggers.
The United States makes a weak case for the possession and use of nuclear weapons.
Iran scores low on the West's unspoken rationality and ethics indexes.
Perhaps the only way for the West to keep an eye on Iran's uranium enrichment program is to stop objecting to its continuation.
With diplomacy getting short shrift, Western containment of a nuclear Iran may be the only alternative to war in an increasingly militaristic climate.