Issues / War & Peace
What can you get for a trillion dollars? A new report looks at how how the Pentagon can contribute significantly to deficit reduction while advancing national security goals.
Why has the United States dispatched a massive force to Costa Rica of all places?
Afghanistan holds a mirror up to the United States of our misconceptions.
Would President Obama respond to a nuclear attack -- whether from another country or terrorists -- with one of our own?
The siege of the Red Mosque in 2007 was as much a rallying cry for disaffected Pakistanis as Waco was for the American militia movement.
Less than a year ago, General David Petraeus saluted smartly and pledged his loyal support for President Obama's decision to start withdrawing U.S. forces from Afghanistan in July 2011.
Nearly a week after the abrupt departure of Washington's top commander in Afghanistan, U.S. strategy for reversing the flood of bad news that has been recently pouring out of that strife-torn country remains as unclear as ever.
The billions of dollars in cash flowing out of Kabul harken back to the shrink-wrapped $100 bills Paul Bremer sent to Iraq on pallets.
Many hoped that the change in U.S. command in Afghanistan would prompt a discussion not of Petraeus' qualifications, but rather, of the guiding principles and values of the war in Afghanistan.
A renewed engagement with the ICC suggests that the Obama administration is interested in shaping international law while remaining immune to prosecution under the very laws it helps develop.