At least he doesn’t enjoy taking out terrorists like Bush did.
There is no reason to continue the bloodshed in Afghanistan, which all the parties recognize will not alter the final outcome a whit.
In a tough economy with dwindling social supports, children of privilege have a bigger head start than ever.
To President Obama, drones are the answer to his foreign-policy prayers.
From mission creep to missileers asleep at the wheel.
Central Europe has become an Apartheid region where Roma and non-Roma inhabit increasingly separate and decidedly unequal worlds.
Why start another body count in a Middle East conflict with no direct relationship to U.S. security?
For many the decomposition of Yugoslavia into its constituent republics in the early 1990s was anything but smooth.
Hope and history are sisters: one looks forward and one looks back, and they make the world spacious enough to move through freely.
Martha Burk weighs in on the military’s lackluster efforts to stop sexual assaults within the ranks.
And we finally have a nation that’s taking that reality to heart.
What the civil war in Syria and the Arab Spring have exposed is that the massive political and social transformation and real regime change underway is led by the people themselves, largely without military force and certainly with no role for the United States. U.S. military involvement serves only to escalate the destruction.
A resolution to that end may be just sound and fury.
The rise of Japan’s reactionary right suggests that the country has yet to come to terms with its actions in World War II.
From austerity to Al Nusra.