Regions / North America
Stalling by the U.S. and Russia on substantive disarmament and disregard for international rules and norms only encourage bad behavior by smaller states.
During and after Israel's war on Gaza, bipartisan congressional majorities have worked to undermine war crimes investigations by the United Nations and human rights groups.
Hillary Clinton and her hawkish Democratic allies are already running hard to the right of Obama.
As more European governments line up to recognize a Palestinian state, Israel (and the U.S.) look more isolated than ever.
America's frenzied, xenophobic response to its first confirmed Ebola case calls back the moral panic of the AIDS epidemic.
Preventing an asteroid from striking the earth by targeting it with a nuclear warhead is not only illegal, it provides another justification for the existence of nuclear weapons.
Even some critics of Israel bristled when its recent attacks on Gaza were called "genocidal." But a closer look reveals disturbing parallels with genocides past.
Americans are trading away their privacy, civil liberties, and billions of tax dollars for an intelligence complex that never seems to know what's going on in the world.
The U.S. and its allies keep waiting on Iran to make more concessions on its nuclear enrichment program. But they're missing the bigger picture.
Obama is more than willing to stand up against the Islamic State. Too bad he wasn't willing to stand up to his hawkish critics.