Regions / North America
The U.S. conducts drone strikes worldwide with relative impunity. But when the first strike hits the United States, the real blowback will begin.
In effect, the nuclear ban treaty will put a curse on nuclear weapons.
Hillary Clinton’s amalgam of militarism and domestic liberalism is a throwback to another era.
The U.S.-Cuba deal proved the value of discreet, informal diplomacy. No shortage of other peace processes could begin the same way.
From the comfortable alt-rock of PJ Harvey to the hypnotic antagonism of Anohni, new protest music offers a relief from the official rhythms of war and peace.
If Donald Trump is elected he will be handed the keys to nuclear-weapons program more entrenched than ever thanks to President Obama.
The victory of Sadiq Khan has "normalized" Muslims in UK politics in much the same way that JFK normalized Catholics in American politics. But American Muslims are still waiting for their JFK moment.
The Abbottabad raid was embarrassing to Pakistani commanders friendly to the United States.
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.
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.