Issues / War & Peace
Through its arms deals, the United States has influence over Israel. Columnist Frida Berrigan asks whether President-elect Obama will use that influence to stop the war in Gaza.
BondGraham and Parrish respond to Wellen's commentary on the NPT.
Don't count on the Obama administration having vigorous nuclear disarmament and antiproliferation policies that start at home.
The tricks conservatives use to defend a Republican president for dragging his feet on nonproliferation, as well as obstructing it, are the same they will use to cast an administration that dares to be rein in nuclear weapons as soft on security.
Pakistan's failure to confront Islamic militants is a threat to itself, its neighbors, and the world.
President-elect Obama faces some serious obstacles to restructuring the Pentagon if in fact he intends to do so.
Gerald J. "G. J." Cassidy's death illustrates how the problem of medical negligence goes beyond the deplorable conditions at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.
One veteran's chilling account of what he saw while serving in the Iraq War underscores the violent way U.S. forces have treated Iraqi detainees, even after they've died.
The economic chickens are coming home to roost.
Some commentators compare the current economic crisis to 9/11 -- a cataclysm that changed everything.