Putin Should Fear Ukraine’s Russia-Friendly Front-Runner
The Kremlin will soon wish it were still dealing with a Ukrainian president who so much resembled its own.
Your Cell Phone Is Spreading Ebola
A deadly outbreak in Congo has become a global emergency because of a raging conflict over valuable minerals.
Only Women Can Stop the Apocalypse
Men make nuclear weapons more dangerous. So why do they still dominate the field?
Critics Should Stop Declaring Defeat in Afghanistan
The war is not yet over and its outcome is not yet certain.
Americans Can’t Give Up The Cult of War
The endless conflicts in Afghanistan and the Middle East are ritual, not strategy.
The Moral Peril of Proxy Wars
It’s not an accident that U.S. support for Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen has been a humanitarian disaster.
Congress Is Finally Done With the War in Yemen
U.S. lawmakers are making a historic push for peace. But a Trump veto is all but assured.
While You Weren’t Looking, General Haftar Has Been Taking Over Libya
Despite the drawn-out political instability plaguing the country, a negotiated rise to power for Haftar is not the answer.
Scandinavia Won’t Be Russia’s Next Target
Mikheil Saakashvili’s country was a victim of Putin’s aggression. Finland and Sweden won’t be.
The State of War
The world is more peaceful than ever, except when it comes to state violence against citizens.
From Doughnut Girls to Den Mothers and Cheerleaders
The U.S. military has long relied on women to entertain the troops. Here’s how that’s slowly changing.
400 American Troops Can’t Do Anything
If the president wants to withdraw from Syria, he might as well just withdraw.
Pakistan Claims Kashmir’s ‘Moral High Ground’
The president of Pakistani Kashmir explains why his country deserves far more credit for its role in the disputed region.
New Delhi and Islamabad Don’t Want Fire and Fury
As hostilities between India and Pakistan escalate, leaders in both countries are very aware of the risks of a nuclear catastrophe.
Britain’s Abandoned Black Soldiers
More than 600,000 Africans fought for Britain in World War II. Now they want a fair deal.
All This Should Remind You of the Run-Up to the Iraq War
The march to war against Iran is echoing the drumbeats of America's last major Middle Eastern invasion.
Don’t Let Democrats Become the Party of War
In their zeal to oppose any policy associated with Trump, the Democratic Party’s leaders in Congress are starting to sound like warmongers.
America Has a Commitment Problem
Eight reasons that Washington has repeatedly made the mistake of making promises around the world it can’t keep.