The case of Jamal Khashoggi is just one of many reasons for the United States to distance itself from the Saudi regime.
Syria’s Long War Will Be Decided in These Three Theaters
A bloody siege looms over Idlib, the U.S. is digging into the east, and conflict between Iran and Israel may put Syria in the crosshairs.
Do Bullies Always Win?
Trump’s bullying worked with Canada, has half-worked with Iran and North Korea, but has had nothing but malign impact on Israeli-Palestinian relations.
In Yemen and Beyond, U.S. Arms Manufacturers Are Abetting Crimes against Humanity
Our leading weapons dealers have developed a business model that feeds on war, terrorism, chaos, political instability, and human rights violations.
The U.S. Isn’t Just Backing the Yemen War — It’s Helping Trap Those Forced to Flee
The United States is helping Oman militarize its border with Yemen, trapping refugees from the U.S.-backed bombing of the country.
Parsing the UK’s Anti-Semitism Debate
In a nakedly political move, Jeremy Corbyn’s right-wing critics are painting the lifelong anti-racist’s criticism of Israel as anti-Semitic.
For the U.S. Military, ‘Winning’ Now Means Staying at War as Long as Possible
Kissinger once said guerrillas won by not losing. Facing a loss themselves, the military adopted the same strategy.
As Washington Vacillates, Asia’s Alliances Are Shifting
Alliances and rivalries are reshuffling as Asian countries try to make sense of the Trump administration’s belligerent and erratic foreign policy.
The Iraq War Should Be a Much Bigger Part of McCain’s Legacy Than His ‘Civility’
The “straight talk” people praise McCain for is actually what most of them can’t stand about politicians: They say noble words but cast ignoble votes.
Trump Snubbed McCain. The Media Snubbed the Rest of Us.
The media treated Trump’s petty snub of John McCain as a bigger controversy than the $717 billion Pentagon bill named for the Arizona senator.