Regions / North America
Exactly what is waterboarding a prisoner 83 -- or 183 -- times supposed to accomplish?
At the very least least, Chuck Hagel knows war intimately.
Current U.S. gun control legislation neglects the opportunity to reduce the flow of arms over the Mexican border.
Nuclear weapons and voter ignorance are a lethal mix.
Could the charges on which former C.I.A. agent John Kiriakou are being jailed be any flimsier?
It may be a launching pad to push much farther to end our wars, close military bases, and cut Pentagon funding.
Does conventional thinking that Afghanistan will revert to the Taliban upon U.S. and NATO withdrawal need to be reexamined?
President Obama's selection of John Kerry as the next secretary of state sends the wrong signal to America's allies and adversaries alike.
Vladimir Putin's pledge to improve the Russian child welfare system parallels his intention to fill the void left by not renewing Nunn-Lugar.
Watch for more "smart power."