Economic and political elites are converging on Global Social Democracy as a solution to the current economic crisis. Columnist Walden Bello offers a timely critique of this new consensus.
President-elect Obama faces some serious obstacles to restructuring the Pentagon if in fact he intends to do so.
The Obama administration should ditch Washington's policies of military support and arms exports to India and Pakistan.
A new National Intelligence Council report forecasts a decline in U.S. power and an increase in competition for dwindling energy supplies that could lead to heightened tensions, internal conflict, and terrorism.
The U.S. elections mark the end of white elite politics and the foreign policy that goes with it.
Will Obama bring real change to U.S. foreign policy, particularly in Afghanistan?
The region's newfound independence may blunt the impact of global economic turmoil.
More than 200 years after our founding fathers enshrined the right to "bear arms" in our Constitution, we have more arms than we can bear.
Less travel, but also less investment in alternative energy: Columnist Michael Klare asks whether the crisis is a net plus or minus for the environment.
Columnist Conn Hallinan warns that conflicts in Iran and Georgia might soon be eclipsed by simmering tension elsewhere.