The factors that drive displacement are often complex, but welcoming refugees isn’t.
Is the Long War Finally Ending?
Withdrawing several thousand U.S. troops from Afghanistan is just the tip of the iceberg.
The U.S. Joins the ‘Rules-Based World’ on Afghanistan
At long last, the U.S. is turning to legitimate, multilateral diplomacy to end America’s longest war.
Return to the Iran Nuclear Deal before Talks on Other Issues
The Biden administration should focus on reversing Trump’s policy on Iran.
The Day I Became Antiwar
A personal recollection on the day that launched the Iraq War — and its lessons for us 18 years later.
How Endless Wars and Interventions Helped Create the Assault on the Capitol
I served in Iraq and Afghanistan. The Capitol insurrection was as a vivid reminder that our foreign policy has undermined the American system, too.
Day of the Drone: We Need an International Convention on Drones
Drones are neither as cheap, targeted, or bloodless as advertised. They’re ripe for international arms control.
The Lockean Roots of White Supremacy in the U.S.
How John Locke’s theory of property — and its racist exclusion of Black and Indigenous people — explains U.S. history from 1776 to January 6.
The U.S. and China Should Anchor an ‘Alliance for Survival’
If Biden genuinely believes climate change is an “existential threat,” he must stop the slide toward a new cold war with China.
Biden’s Reckless Syria Bombing Is Not the Diplomacy He Promised
Why hasn’t the Biden administration just done what it said it would do: Rejoin the Iran nuclear deal and de-escalate conflicts?