Regions / North America
Forty years after the war on drugs began the fallout from bad policy has had dire consequences both home and abroad.
The U.S. Institute for Peace wants to change its name. What's the matter with peace all of the sudden?
As with Saddam Hussein and his regime in Iraq, states may conclude that the fate of Qaddafi was sealed the day he gave up nuclear weapons.
Extremists, whether Muslim, Christian or Jewish, are alarmist, anachronistic and most, of all, power-hungry.
The man who called NAFTA "devastating" and "a big mistake" on the campaign trail is promoting free-trade agreements.
If you've ever seen a film of a nuclear test, you can be forgiven for wondering if it might set the sky on fire.
It took a little help from its friends for the United States to defeat Imperial Japan in World War II.
"Child abuse and war should almost always be mentioned in the same sentence."
The planned cuts to the bloated U.S. military budget in the debt ceiling deal are long overdue, but lawmakers will likely slash civilian U.S. foreign policy instruments before they significantly reduce military spending.
Americans are falling prey to disinformation that presents Islam as a threat to their way of life.