Issues / peace
Some cheer the "Responsibility to Protect" as a breakthrough in international relations, but the dangers of another western intervention in a Muslim Arab country show the near impossibility of peace keeping in times of war.
As the U.S. military wreaks havoc in faraway places around the world, a new book sheds light on the historical and continuing damage done to native peoples and their lands within the United States and its colonial holdings.
What will be the legacy of Robert Gates: trimming Pentagon bloat or holding the line against deeper cuts?
Over the last decade, military spending has nearly doubled. We have a bold vision about ending waste in the vast military budget, and providing a road map on how to shift security resources more effectively.
With military cuts now on the negotiating table, here's a set of expert recommendations on what to cut and yet keep us safe and secure.
Al-Mutanabbi Street was once the center of literary life in Baghdad. A new project brings the street back to life.
Saul Landau's film about this important Latin American political actor will be preserved through a grant by the National Film Preservation Foundation.
President Obama passed up an opportunity to recognize our democracy and respect the views of the vast majority of the American people with regards to the Afghanistan War.
PBS NewsHour: President Obama will announce plans for the initial U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan Wednesday. Jeffrey Brown discusses what the president's options are with retired Army Lt. Col. John Nagl of the Center for a New American Security, author Phyllis Bennis and Brian Katoolis of the Center for American Progess.
As the president clarifies his plan for withdrawing troops from Afghanistan, the most important thing is not the what or the when but the how.