Regions / North America
The last time the U.S. accused Russia of downing a civilian airliner, nuclear war nearly broke out.
In just five years, Syria has gone from being the world’s second-largest host of refugees to the second-largest producer of them.
If President Obama wants his legacy to be as a peacemaker, Iran must be the place to start.
Decades of short-sighted, inhumane U.S. policies have brought a child refugee crisis to America's door.
With Israeli tanks rolling into Gaza, NBC has pulled the reporter who has done more than any other to show the human costs of the conflict there.
Border Patrol practices have created extensive "constitution-free zones" where civil liberties are routinely infringed.
In a twisted new world, the all-American heroes wield the pliers and waterboards.
Despite its peace constitution, Japan boasts one of the largest militaries in the world.
Now that they've stalled immigration reform, Republicans have further alienated Latino voters with their callous treatment of child migrants.
How the Obama administration can make good on its stated preference for diplomacy over war.