Pretending that everyone wants peace in Colombia ignores the long-term effects of militarism — and the fact that the war benefits many powerful interests, including in Washington.
After a mere eight years in which diplomacy narrowly edged out militarism, the foreign policy elite rallying around Clinton has forgotten the lessons of the George W. Bush era.
Increasing skepticism of the U.S. government can either lead to ugly conspiracy theorizing, or fuel a movement to bend the status quo.
The latest attacks on journalists and news organizations by corrupt populists are contributing to a global rollback of fundamental rights.
The problems facing the Spanish left mirror the crisis engulfing Europe.
Should we rethink the way voters weigh in directly on matters of national security and international relations?
Is the United States on the verge of enshrining humanitarian intervention as a bedrock principle of foreign policy?
Has society let go of the belief that disparate communities can be brought together for a common goal without one absorbing the other or both tearing each other apart?
American intervention was one factor leading to the Chilean coup—but unrest on the part of middle-class Chileans was another.
When states dream, is Syria their nightmare?