Issues / War & Peace
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.
He's failed to deliver his promised withdrawals from Afghanistan and Syria, vetoed an order to get out of Yemen, and expanded the U.S. bombing of Somalia, all while eyeing Iran.
Whistleblowers and protesters play a key role in ensuring accountability. But ultimately, democratic systems should be built to ensure institutional accountability.
The flurry of favors the president did for Bibi could constrain U.S. policy — and hurt people in the region — for years to come.
Israel’s two leading parties spent the campaign jostling over who can carry out war crimes against Palestinians more aggressively.
A court ruling against colonial exploitation could threaten a strategic U.S. military base in the Indian Ocean. Indigenous advocates say it's about time.
There are no upsides to the recent designation of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards as a terrorist organization — unless you're trying to provoke a war.
[Satire] UN: "We recommend that Americans sentence all top-ranking officials of the Trump administration to a decade of picking up trash along America’s highways."