Regions / North America
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.
The Obama administration’s war plans in Iraq and Syria are illegal, ill-conceived, and destined to fail. Here's what the U.S.—and you—can do instead.
Migrant domestic workers from Bangladesh enjoy little protection from their government, but they’re not alone.
President Obama is deluding himself if he thinks that fortifying the nuclear-weapons complex can pave the way to disarmament treaties.
America is now fighting the Iraq War for the third time, somehow madly expecting different results, while guaranteeing only failure.