Surges backfire, columnist Conn Hallinan argues, so the Obama administration should be looking at a different way of solving the great game in Afghanistan.
Like an injured German U-Boat, the global economy continues to sink. Columnist Walden Bello asks: Can the G-20 meeting bring it back to the surface before we all perish?
With troops heading to Afghanistan and the Pentagon budget still rising, here's some good news from the military front.
The release of A. Q. Khan reveals that nuclear proliferation takes a back seat to other U.S. priorities, columnist Zia Mian explains.
American consumers are cutting back on spending. One likely result: a new era of radical protest in Asia.
Veterans with PTSD aren't getting medals, medical care, or even a modicum of respect.
President Obama can make the Iraq War the last time U.S. soldiers shed blood for oil.
Through its arms deals, the United States has influence over Israel. Columnist Frida Berrigan asks whether President-elect Obama will use that influence to stop the war in Gaza.
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.