Issues / War & Peace
There will be no peace if underlying grievances aren’t addressed, militaries victimize local populations, and states fail to provide basic services.
Withdrawing even some of the U.S. troops, planes, drones and bombers from Afghanistan will reduce the killing.
After another failed escalation in Syria, the Turkish president is increasingly isolated abroad and under scrutiny at home.
Trump has sent more new troops to the Middle East than he’s bringing home from Afghanistan.
They persist because, for Americans, they don't exist.
It’s hard to overstate the cost — in dollars and security — of our many wars. What do the candidates say?
Alarmingly, the Trump administration is shredding arms control agreements and deploying “more usable” nuclear weapons.
Democratic candidates offer a wide range of foreign policy views. These won’t decide the election, but they could have a huge post-Trump impact.
He might be the devil incarnate, but Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte is beginning the process of ending over 120 years of colonial subjugation.
Prospects for unification will have less to do with ancient hatreds than with health care, schools, housing, and jobs.