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The Abbottabad raid was embarrassing to Pakistani commanders friendly to the United States.
It's not too late for the United States to help get Afghanistan back on its feet.
If war crimes are defined as military actions that, intentionally or not, harm great numbers of civilians, then either all wars today are crimes, or the term has become meaningless.
Seymour Hersh reminds us how unlikely it was that the Pakistanis didn’t pick up U.S. helicopters on their way to kill bin Laden.
If even Saudi Arabia is ready to move away from its reliance on petroleum, we're indeed entering a new world — one in which the titans of oil production will no longer hold sway over our lives.
The longer the Islamic State remains a viable force, the more likely it is to get its hands on nuclear materials.
Absent much stronger U.S. and European pressure on their Saudi allies, Yemen's latest ceasefire threatens to collapse — which could mean a return to massive civilian bombardments.
We need an independent investigation of the brutal U.S. attack on a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Afghanistan, which killed 42 people.
After the Cold War ended, many of the safeguards preventing war between Russia and the West have been allowed to lapse.
As the Paris climate deal nears implementation, the possibilities for corporate subterfuge are endless. But the real problem may be our own lifestyles.