Issues / War & Peace
Paris was a wake-up call for Westerners — a reminder that we usually have the luxury to ignore the costs of war, even as our governments inflict them on foreigners.
Maybe the least popular idea on earth, world government could directly address global warming, tyrannical regimes, nonproliferation and the refusal of states with nuclear weapons to disarm.
Ramping up bombing against the Islamic State would only add to the numbers of civilians killed by U.S. airstrikes in its territory.
Russia may seek serious vengeance on the Islamic State for the possible sabotage of Metrojet Flight 9268.
"Back in my youth, we imagined that lumbering dinosaurs like Russia and China and the European Union would endure regardless of the global convulsions taking place around them."
America’s leading Sunni ally is proving how easily hubris, delusion, and old-fashioned ineptitude can trump even bottomless wealth.
Burma's constitution awards a quarter of its parliament to the military. But that's not Aung San Suu Kyi's biggest problem by a long shot.
Giving President Obama his due on foreign policy for using the constructive conflict approach.
I'm collecting soil samples from every country in the world. Call it an effort to find common ground (literally).
Thousands of Eritreans are marooned in this desolate corner of the Horn of Africa.