Issues / War & Peace
Throughout the war on terror, the U.S. shattered norms on unmanned execution. Now the technology is spreading throughout the region.
It’s going to be tricky when recent agency heads are now vocal “Resistance” leaders.
Wall are cropping up all over the world. But as with guns, the sense of safety and security that comes from a wall is almost entirely illusory.
Before Venezuela devolves into civil war, the U.S. should lift the sanctions, take the military option off the table, and get behind a negotiated, nonviolent solution.
No secretary of defense in recent memory has had such a long career in the arms industry and so little experience in government or the military.
By giving America its dumbest and cruelest wars, the best and brightest left room for a dumber and crueler leader to end them.
It's unpopular at home and abroad, and regional politics don't favor it. But we should take neocons like Bolton at their word.
The left has a proud tradition of both democracy and anti-imperialism. It’s critical to keep both traditions in mind when addressing the current crisis in Venezuela.
Do we think people who armed death squads and started wars really want to “bring democracy” to Venezuela?
The staging of professional sports events is deeply political. It’s only when someone breaks character that we notice it.