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The Deficit Reduction Commission surprises with recommendations to reduce the Pentagon budget.
Nuclear abolition is becoming a house divided against itself.
The UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on women, peace and security just turned 10 years old -- but few nations are helping it meet its goals of involving women in peacemaking and peacekeeping.
In a just world, the Obama administration would then cut promised funding for nuclear modernization.
What if the tea partiers decided to go after big government over at the Pentagon?
A vignette from the annual conference of something called the Association of the United States Army.
By the time you read this, I'll already have voted
After initial bucking, Tea Partiers soon hew to the Republican line on defense.
The U.S. and India should not sign a treaty that will only serve the short-term interests of large corporations, and undermine the authority of governments to protect their people from financial crisis.
The historic Republican landslide will almost certainly make Obama's vision of a more positive U.S. role in international affairs more difficult to pursue.