Issues / War & Peace
The president's over-the-top threats have made war seem like a real possibility. And war would be catastrophic.
ISIS is on the decline, but the catastrophic political divisions in Iraq and Syria that gave rise to it are no closer to being mended.
When our soldiers kill and die in fruitless wars we don’t know about and can’t end, we’re not a democracy anymore — we’re an empire. And perhaps a fading one at that.
ISIS is on the verge of collapse, but the the quagmire continues.
At this dangerous moment, the United States needs more connections with North Korea, not fewer.
The evidence is in: The "adults in the room" at the White House have enabled Trump's worst impulses, not checked them.
As the war on terror enters its 17th year, it's clear that abuses of power by one administration lead to abuses by the next.
Iran is complying with the nuclear deal. Trump, on the other hand, is risking a war — and torching U.S. credibility.
From his feud with Bob Corker to his plans to renege on the Iran deal, Trump's mood swings mean a dangerous new era of foreign policy.
Iran is complying with its end of the deal, but Trump is catering to hawks and neoconservative donors who transparently want war with the country.