A Political and Literary Forum
As both politicians and historians mine the 1940s for alternate visions of international order, we must guard against the presumption that the United States remains the benevolent center of global politics.
Two new books by investigative journalists reveal how the United States relies on drones to make up for its lack of coherent policy in the war on terrorism.
Sequestration won’t gut the military
President Obama’s speech on counterterrorism strategy fell short on substance.
Elizabeth Goitein, Faiza Patel
Republican hawks think Tsarnaev should have been held as an enemy combatant. Their views are wrong and dangerous.
Settling the Cinematic Torture Debate
Alan A. Stone
Any story of war is a story of elites preying on the weak, the gullible, the marginal, the poor.
Talking about Gaza is like talking about God: we face the ineffable and cannot talk about what we see.
An Interview with Rajiv Chandrasekaran
David V. Johnson
Losing Control of the War on Drugs.
The Liberian army embarks on its first combat mission since the end of the country's brutal civil war.
Taking Issue with Jack Goldsmith
From 2008 until 2011, Juárez was among the world’s most violent cities.
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