Issues / War & Peace
Saudi oppression of its own Shias and its war against Yemen are symptoms of its decline.
In effect, the nuclear ban treaty will put a curse on nuclear weapons.
From the comfortable alt-rock of PJ Harvey to the hypnotic antagonism of Anohni, new protest music offers a relief from the official rhythms of war and peace.
Some believe an apology for Hiroshima by President Obama could set off a destabilizing chain reaction of apologies.
A new book on conflict resolution provides a history of the subject and a counterfactual history of recent events.
Russia’s behavior resembles that of a small country such as North Korea more than a superpower.
The Abbottabad raid was embarrassing to Pakistani commanders friendly to the United States.
If war crimes are defined as military actions that, intentionally or not, harm great numbers of civilians, then either all wars today are crimes, or the term has become meaningless.
Seymour Hersh reminds us how unlikely it was that the Pakistanis didn’t pick up U.S. helicopters on their way to kill bin Laden.
Absent much stronger U.S. and European pressure on their Saudi allies, Yemen's latest ceasefire threatens to collapse — which could mean a return to massive civilian bombardments.