Issues / War & Peace
As the pretext for attacking Syria becomes shakier, the need for Washington to strike sooner increases.
Syrian President Assad invokes logic to deflect accusations of chemical-weapons use.
A U.S. military attack on Syria will not be to protect civilians—it will mean taking sides once again in a bloody, complicated civil war.
Looks like the U.S. is once again reverting to its foreign-policy default position: bombing.
The peace movement has a vital stake in building a movement powerful enough to challenge those who would restrict voting rights or violate civil liberties with racial profiling.
Egypt is a study in contrasts with a fundamentally peaceful people ruled by a military junta.
We are like the British at the end of World War II: desperately trying to shore up an empire that we never needed and can no longer afford, using methods that often resemble those of failed empires of the past.
Syria President Assad seems intent on doing everything he can to alienate his allies and make us sympathetic to his often brutal opposition.
India should respond to Pakistan’s mortar fire over the Line of Control with containment, not escalation.
The vast majority of Egyptians killed since the coup have been unarmed protesters struck down with American-made weapons by soldiers transported in American-made vehicles provided by the American taxpayer.