For the first time since 1990, nuclear war is considered a possibility, all because of the conflict in east Ukraine. The U.S. and its European allies have been the aggressors in this confrontation with Russia, and they are the ones who can call it ...
After years of trudging through an economic slough of austerity, guarded by German warders, that left southern European states near to despair, the EU can see a ribbon of the light of dawn upon the horizon.
Much of the American reaction to the Charlie Hebdo episode has been fixed on launching an even larger military intervention in the Middle East, as if that could do any good addressing a problem inside the Western countries themselves.
To one who witnessed the transformation fear exacted from America's governing elite by the 9/11 attacks in 2001, the jihad killings last week in France seemed to produce a colossal reaction that was not one of fear at all.
Today's crisis in Islamic society dates from its loss of unity in the collapse of the Ottoman Empire in World War I. Foreigners will never achieve peace and unity for them.
Settlement policies, military actions and now the Israeli national election in March and the U.S. elections in 2016 threaten to isolate Israel totally from the world of democracies.
The most disturbing and basic question with regard to the maintenance of Guantanamo and any one of the so-called Black Sites in recent years is why American officials seemed to want so badly to torture when to do so was known — even to ...
The American pivot to Asia was the product of people in Washington who only think in terms of military power — as in trying to annex Ukraine and Georgia to NATO and the EU. There are new ways of thinking in China and even ...
Former U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's real problem seems to have been to support too many wars for President Barack Obama and not enough for the Pentagon.
U.S. President Barack Obama needs to recognize that the crisis in Ukraine must be resolved in a manner that respects the dignity, and national concerns and interests of both sides.