From Duterte to Trump, a new crop of populist leaders are reviving a tried and true method of demonstrating leadership — killing people.
These children's participation in ongoing atrocities represents an utter failure on the part of states and the international community to provide a minimum amount of stability and economic prosperity in precarious regions of the world.
As leaked documents obtained by the Intercept reveal, the drone war is likely creating more terrorists than it's killing.
"It's a rather shocking level of authorization to go to war anywhere in the world for as long as you want, against whoever you say, without any checks and balances," she says.
The hottest conflicts raging at the moment defy easy answers.
From nuclear weapons to unicorns.
The civil war in Syria is already expanding beyond the borders, with regional and potentially global consequences.
At least he doesn't enjoy taking out terrorists like Bush did.
To President Obama, drones are the answer to his foreign-policy prayers.
From austerity to Al Nusra.