Regions / North America
So much for the “coalition of the willing.”
It is perhaps hackneyed to refer to Syria as a tinderbox or a powder keg, but that's exactly what it is.
Despite hawkish new posturing from the U.S., China is still basically playing by Washington's rules when it comes to North Korea.
As the pretext for attacking Syria becomes shakier, the need for Washington to strike sooner increases.
As with Iraq, we’re casting due process aside in the rush to judgment.
The peace movement has a vital stake in building a movement powerful enough to challenge those who would restrict voting rights or violate civil liberties with racial profiling.
We are like the British at the end of World War II: desperately trying to shore up an empire that we never needed and can no longer afford, using methods that often resemble those of failed empires of the past.
What’s the point of retaliating to a nuclear attack that destroys your country?
Rajiv Chandrasekaran's new book, Little America: The War within the War for Afghanistan, details the bureaucratic infighting that sunk America's war in Afghanistan.
From Assad redefining a presidency to death-squads redefining war crimes.