Regions / North America
In his speech to U.S. lawmakers, the "People's pope" condemned the arms trade, war profiteering, and even the war on terror itself.
An investigation into who authorized the U.S. military and intelligence agencies to equip, train, and assist the Guatemalan army in its war crimes should follow its president's trial for corruption.
When Walt Whitman wrote of “burial clouds, in black masses spreading,” he couldn’t imagine that a century later, they could invoke the nuclear mushroom cloud.
Otto Pérez Molina started his rise to power during a U.S.-backed dirty war. The uprising against impunity that brought him down has been waiting in the wings ever since.
The United States may equip Israel with weapons to attack nuclear energy sites in Iran.
In the defense world, the terms “strategic” and “systems” seem like they’re used almost indiscriminately.
Hillary Clinton just laid out a hawkish foreign policy vision in a major speech. How do her views stack up against those of Bernie Sanders, her challenger from the left?
Nuclear weapons came in many shapes and sizes, one more insidious than the other.
The legislation sponsored by Democratic Sens. Benjamin Cardin and Michael Bennet to accompany the Iran nuclear deal would include increased funding for Israeli security.
In Europe, ordinary people are leading their governments to welcome migrants and refugees with compassion rather than cruelty. Can we pull that off in the U.S.?