Issues / War & Peace
To keep U.S. troops in Syria now implies a forever war, with no realistic ending imaginable, and no authorization from Congress.
The outgoing House speaker’s entire career was a cash grab for billionaires, capped off by a low trick to literally starve children in Yemen.
Within a few short years, crucial warfighting decisions — even whether to launch a nuclear weapon — could be made by autonomous machines.
South Sudan faces several arms embargo. How has the government continued to get weapons?
The scriptwriters planted all sorts of potential plot lines in Season 1, and they just didn’t go anywhere. Where’s the Wall? Where’s the deal with North Korea? Where’s that Rust Belt revival?
Although a widespread movement has developed to fight climate change, no counterpart has emerged to take on the rising danger of nuclear disaster — yet.
New debates, especially on the national security state, bring new vibrancy to our civic life. In death, even flawed politicians can do us that final service.
Americans — including those in the White House — know little about Iran and its history with the United States. A new book wants to change that.
It's a war as brutal as the one in Syria. Will the Trump administration pay any serious attention to it?
The media is missing the real story on the peninsula. If that gives Koreans space to lead, maybe that's not such a bad thing.