Regions / North America
During the Cold War, nuclear deterrence failed to thwart crises, which were subsequently solved with good, old politics.
Dr. Vandana Shiva talks about GMOs, the militarization of agriculture, the politics of occupation, and the primacy of biodiversity.
Historian Ward Wilson pokes holes in the mythology of nuclear weapons.
Climate change, global warming, extreme weather -- call it what you will -- is the obvious deal-breaker in human, if not planetary, history.
The U.S. risks rupturing tenuous diplomatic talks with Iran in a new resolution introduced to Congress that vouches U.S. support for Israel.
DC credibility, Netanyahu's red line, and shame about nuclear disarmament.
"Argo" is more tone-deaf to the Middle East than "Zero Dark Thirty."
Despite a massive effort by "pro-Israel" neoconservatives to derail his nomination, the Senate has voted to confirm Chuck Hagel as the next secretary of defense.
In fact, sequestration will not "gut" our military. Sequestration will take our military budget back to the level it was in 2007, when we were still fighting two wars.
While Washington publicly advocates for open dialogue and reform between Bahrain's regime and the opposition, its policy has so far avoided exerting any real pressure on the kingdom to achieve these ends.