Without concrete, enforceable emissions targets and transition financing, the Paris climate talks will only deepen our climate crisis.
Syria: Mission Possible
There’s no grand, exciting solution to the war in Syria. It’s going to take an endless parade of meetings where people sit and talk. And talk. And talk.
America’s Empire of African Bases Spreads
The U.S. military has built an extensive archipelago of African outposts, transforming the continent into a laboratory for a new kind of war.
ISIS and Washington’s War Mongers Need Each Other
A post-Paris “Clash of Civilizations”? It’s the Islamic State’s Dream, and Marco Rubio agrees.
Five Signs the Drone War Is Undermining the ‘War on Terror’
As leaked documents obtained by the Intercept reveal, the drone war is likely creating more terrorists than it’s killing.
Five Dead-Ends on the Road to the Paris Climate Talks
So far, UN climate change conferences have sidestepped the real business of keeping fossil fuels in the ground.
Islamic State’s Terrorist Acts Threaten State It’s Creating
By staging terror acts, the Islamic State invites retaliation against the state — and Caliphate — it’s taking great pains to create.
Assad the Cornerstone That Must Be Removed Before the Edifice of the Islamic State Collapses
Meanwhile, the Islamic State poked big bear Russia with predictable results.
Amid the Hard Lessons of War, Refugee Women Learn Their Rights
The violence of war often falls hardest on women. So these organizations are empowering refugee women and girls — and men — to know and demand their rights.
After Paris and Beirut, It’s Time to Rein in Saudi Arabia
America’s leading Sunni ally was propagating a violent, sectarian religious ideology long before ISIS came on the scene.