Issues / War & Peace
The only upside to Bolton's dangerous aggression toward Iran is that it may put him too far out in front of Trump.
New reports show an escalation in civilian casualties from U.S. operations in Syria, Afghanistan and Somalia — and a pattern of U.S. denial about the scale of the problem.
The administration has discussed warehousing refugee children at the notorious prison.
As a foreigner I enjoyed more freedom of movement than local Palestinians, two of whose murders bookended my visit.
The group's caliphate may be crumbled, but the political conditions that gave rise to it haven't improved at all.
With Trump and Bolton at the helm, the international arms control regime is effectively dead. But could that spark a new movement for disarmament?
After 18 years of unchallenged power, the Turkish president finds himself in the middle of several domestic and foreign crises of his own making.
Large majorities support arms control, curbs on military spending, and international institutions. The question is what they're willing to do about it.
Bolton's broadsides against Cuba, Nicaragua, and Venezuela hint at ambitions for much more dangerous geopolitical conflict — and nothing short of a new Cold War.
Leading Democrats treated Russia as Trump's worst crime, even sprinkling in some neo-Cold War rhetoric, while dismissing movements doing the real work of resistance.