Regions / Russia
The Pentagon may be burned by the war on terror, but it's obsessively preparing for a high-intensity conflict with China or Russia.
Democracy faces a global crisis. And this crisis couldn’t be coming at a worse time.
With EU elections approaching, the Kremlin has backed some of the most noxious reactionaries now operating on the world scene.
With Trump and Bolton at the helm, the international arms control regime is effectively dead. But could that spark a new movement for disarmament?
Bolton's broadsides against Cuba, Nicaragua, and Venezuela hint at ambitions for much more dangerous geopolitical conflict — and nothing short of a new Cold War.
Leading Democrats treated Russia as Trump's worst crime, even sprinkling in some neo-Cold War rhetoric, while dismissing movements doing the real work of resistance.
Islamic extremism gets all the press, but Trump is just one of a growing number of Christian extremists in positions of political power.
The only true magic bullet in this case is the collective determination of all Americans who still believe in decency and democracy.
The world’s major nuclear powers are treaty-bound to move towards disarmament. The India-Pakistan clash underscores the need to get moving.
Chinese investment may come with strings attached, but Africa deserves an alternative to U.S.-led neoliberalism and militarization.