Normal

We have become inured to war.

The Day Obama Decided

Margit Berman’s poem about the day the president decided to end the wars.

Resolving the Face-Off in Korea

Resolving the Face-Off in Korea

The United States can play an important role in dialing back tensions in the disputed waters between North and South Korea, writes columnist Christine Ahn.

Cultures of War

Cultures of War

There’s a striking similarity between Japan’s reckless decision to attack the United States and George W. Bush’s disastrous decision to invade Iraq.

The Afghan Opium War

The worst thing the U.S. military could do in Afghanistan right now is forced eradication of poppies, because it would alienate peasant farmers and drive them into the arms of the Taliban. The farmers will turn to illicit crops to feed their families.

Genocide in Burma

Genocide in Burma

Mac McClelland, author of the new book ‘For Us Surrender is Out of the Question,’ talks about why the media is missing a major story in Burma.

Interview with Virgil Suarez

Interview with Virgil Suarez

Cuban-American poet Virgil Suarez talks about the literal and literary bridges between Cuba and America.