The Cold War has been around, in various permutations, for a long time. It will take patience, organizing, compromises, and some luck to bury it once and for all.
There’s a likely ending to all this military bluster and buildup, and it’s one that goes boom.
Backing down from nuclear war would make us a lot safer than piling more money into the Pentagon.
After a year that’s brought us closer to nuclear war, ethnic cleansing, and climate catastrophe, it’s time to consider that the Trump-GOP agenda may be genuinely evil.
Muralist Mehdi Ghadyanloo is the first Iranian artist to do work commissioned by municipal authorities in both Iran and the United States.
His apocalyptic approach to politics puts fear into the hearts of liberals and conservatives alike — and puts fire in the belly of America’s whitest insurgents.
Some see Putin’s Russia as a counterweight to U.S. global meddling. But Moscow is increasingly mimicking Washington’s worst behavior.
Clinton is right: Trump would be a disaster on foreign policy. But her refusal to engage with the alternative offered by Sanders says more about her own war-driven approach than anything else.
IPS’s Phyllis Bennis tells the Real News Network that although Clinton rightfully used her national security speech to condemn the bigotry and danger of Trump’s positions, she didn’t lay out a much better alternative.
Obama’s mixed record on nukes leaves us wondering if we’re in any less danger of a nuclear war than we were during the Cold War.
Donald Trump and a majority of South Koreans believe that South Korea should have a nuclear weapon. Are they right?
South Korea severed its last important economic link with the North, as governments on both sides of the DMZ extinguish what little remained of the “sunshine era” of engagement.
The Obama administration’s final Pentagon budget calls for quadrupling spending on efforts to counter Russia.
Our foreign policy is aggressive, parochial, and hard-hearted. Unless voters finally demand differently, our next president will be the same.
The Middle East is hardly a cheery place these days. But there’s one silver lining: The Iran deal is paying off big.