Regions / North America
The emerging U.S.-Iran modus vivendi over Syria could be the beginning of the end for three decades of mutual hostility and estrangement.
The United Nations could waive the U.S. obligation to facilitate Bashir’s travel to UN headquarters.
The case can be made that the United States needs humanitarian intervention to decrease gun violence by citizens against citizens.
Potential diplomatic breakthroughs in Syria and Iran are apparently unnerving Israel's right-wing leadership.
Rouhani has set the stage for a negotiated resolution over Iran’s nuclear program, which is becoming more viable than ever before.
Steven Pinker maintains the world is less violent than ever. Robert Jay Lifton? Not so much.
So that / Politicians can be tattooed / With dark blotches / On their foreheads / Of religiosity...
A great deal of good can happen if military contractors and militarized communities invest in new energy technology rather than Cold War weapons systems.
We did not need Russian President Vladimir Putin to remind us of the fiction that America’s commitment to values and social practices makes it exceptional in the community of nations.
The framing of the Obama administration’s arguments has been contradictory and even bizarre.