Issues / peace
International attention to Turkey's recent election reflects Ankara's rising role not only in the Arab Spring but as a newly powerful democracy with broad regional influence.
The Obama administration's approach to the Afghan war is too narrowly focused. Instead, the administration should focus on India-Pakistan rapprochement as the hallmark of a cohesive South Asia strategy.
A new study explores how U.S. foreign policy has fanned the flames of anti-Americanism in the Islamic world -- and how the only way out is democracy.
New report acknowledges need for stronger support, investigations and private sector involvement; but it falls short of eliminating diplomatic immunity on the critical issue of human trafficking.
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.