Issues / War & Peace
We could easily fund health care for all by ending military boondoggles and fruitless wars. Here’s how.
I’m a scholar of the war on terror’s civilian casualties, as well as a military spouse. Until the suffering ends, all of us should bear witness to the costs of war.
Hard data shows ending our wars would be smart politics — and the first step toward repairing a moral calamity.
Trump’s war on the law extends beyond flouting Congress and packing courts — overseas, it extends to arguable crimes against humanity.
The Trump administration betrayed the Kurds in Syria. But there is still time to turn things around.
Unlike the West, modern China has seldom used brute force to access resources or expand markets -- except, notably, in the South China Sea.
Can the written word bridge our aching divides? Experiments are underway in some of the world’s most combustible conflict zones.
But the bipartisan condemnation of his sporadic complaints betrays a fear that a more competent leader could finally wind them down.
As Saudi Arabia slowly backpedals, we could see an end to the Yemen war, an easing of Iran’s isolation, and a reduced role for the U.S.
Despite al-Baghdadi’s death, Trump is creating the conditions groups like ISIS thrive in.