Pakistans American Problem

Pakistans American Problem

The unpopularity of the United States in Pakistan should force Washington to rethink its policies, argues columnist Zia Mian.

The Other Guantanamo

While Gitmo gets most of the ink, the U.S. base on Diego Garcia quietly prepares for a role in staging a possible attack on Iran.

The Andean Crisis

The Andean Crisis

In seven days, the Andean region went from the brink of war to a grudging peace. But as columnist Laura Carlsen reports, all is still not well.

The Pacific and Not-So-Pacific Oceans

Caught between countering threats and promoting maritime cooperation, Japan and the United States have worked together to build regional approaches to terrorism and piracy.

The China Syndrome

The China Syndrome

The bulk of the enormous U.S. military budget is earmarked not for fighting terrorism but for the next cold war.

In the Dragons Lair

Although the United States closed its bases in the Philippines in 1991, it has nevertheless managed to deepen its military presence and intervention in the islands.

Challenging a Unipolar World

Challenging a Unipolar World

The United States is still the big dog on the block, columnist Conn Hallinan argues, but it can no longer just bark to get its way.

Nukes and the Elections

Nukes and the Elections

Forget haircuts and space aliens, Frida Berrigan writes. The media and the candidates should be talking about real issues, like the potential end of the world.