The U.S. is engaged in real wars in which bombs are dropped and people are killed, wounded and displaced. Yet here at home, none of it seems real.
While it isn’t clear whether the president has a policy in Syria, the Department of Defense is failing to achieve its goals and the U.S. ambassador to the U.N. is issuing empty threats.
The new National Defense Strategy all but declares a new Cold War on Russia and China, but neither country has the power or malign intentions ascribed to it.
In many key ways, America’s political and financial practices make it far more corrupt than the usual global suspects.
The renowned linguist and thinker offers a warning about the threat of nuclear war but maintains there's still reason to be positive.
An invasion, which some American politicians are suggesting, would lead to another quagmire in which soldiers and innocent civilians are killed over the control of oil.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern expresses support for economic sanctions against North Korea while calling for reduced tensions on the Korean Peninsula.
The most troubling feature of a recent mishmash of a talk by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was the intent to keep U.S. troops in eastern Syria for the long haul.
It was surprising to hear Sen. Lindsey Graham—who is on the Armed Services Committee—say he didn’t know there were American troops in Niger. There are thousands across the continent.