Regions / North America
American fingerprints are all over a botched commando raid in the southern Philippines that left dozens dead and shocked the country.
From Guantanamo to Iran and food stamps to women’s rights, Senator Tom Cotton is a dangerous dude.
Many are aghast at the treasonous nature of the open letter to Iran signed by 47 Republican senators.
It's official: The Republican establishment in Washington has completely delegated its policy on Iran and Israel to its most hardline factions.
Yes, Gen. Petraeus got off lightly, but the real issue is the harsh punishment for others whose offenses were negligible.
The problem isn’t a lack of "resolve." It's a lack of good outcomes and basic moral consistency.
What Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu really fears is the threat that serious diplomacy poses to his policies and his ambitions for Israel’s government.
Iran is a silent partner of sorts in the war against the Islamic State.
In the U.S. war on Iraq, hundreds of thousands died the sort of deaths that, if broadcast in an ISIS video, would have inflamed international opinion.
It's tempting to call ISIS "medieval" murderers. But from mass murder to drone strikes, atrocity is very much a part of our modern experience.