The Cold War Takes a Hit

The new defense budget makes a down-payment on Obama’s promise to get rid of obsolete military systems, but maintains an upward trajectory of military spending.

On Trial 60 Years Later

Although it concluded more than 60 years ago, the Tokyo War Crimes Trial is still a live issue today — in Japan as in the world at large.

Capitalism has Failed: Face the Facts

Refusal by the Obama administration to face dire economic facts will cause foolishness or inaction. The people who put him in office need to organize before it’s too late.