Regions / North America
The recent round of sanctions aimed at Moscow could backfire on Washington by accelerating a move away from the dollar as the world’s reserve currency.
Mass incarceration and militarized police forces are two of the most potent tools in a panoply of repressive instruments of power used by Israel and the U.S.
To hawks, verification is another hammer with which to bludgeon disarmament.
How the modernization of nuclear weapons can lead to testing them.
In the United States, whose bombing of Cambodia paved the way for the Khmer Rouge, many refugees now face the prospect of deportation under a draconian U.S. immigration regime.
The Bomb has been taken down a peg from its status as the existential threat to sharing that title with climate change and the economy.
The Pentagon is distributing weaponry and equipment made for U.S. counterinsurgency campaigns abroad to police who patrol American streets.
It's been a year since the Egyptian military committed the worst massacre in modern Egypt's history. Why does the U.S. continue to fund it?
U.S. airstrikes are just the kind of outside force that will keep ISIS strong and unified.
Sticks and carrots won't get North Korea to give up its nukes. But a peace treaty and security guarantees might.