State of the Union

Posts in category “War”

Gangs Bust the False Dichotomies of the Child Migration Crisis

The ongoing Central American child migrant crisis gained the national spotlight last week when the …

Posted July 7th, 2014

Congress Can Stop Obama’s Ramp Up to War

Barack Obama has asked Congress for $500 million to train and arm …

Posted July 1st, 2014

New Internationalism: Reax

Last week we convened some of the most significant thinkers in the …

Posted June 27th, 2014

Make Obama Go to Congress for More War in Iraq

Intervening against ISIS without permission would be a costly and unconstitutional mistake.

Posted June 24th, 2014

Bombs Can’t Save Iraq

The panic that engulfed this capital after the fall of Mosul, when …

Posted June 20th, 2014

ISIS May Expel Iraq’s Christians for Good

The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, ISIS, has recently overtaken the …

Posted June 13th, 2014

Somewhere, Bin Laden Is Smiling

Bowe Bergdahl was “an American prisoner of war captured on the battlefield” …

Posted June 6th, 2014

Six Questions for Tara McKelvey on Torture

Tara McKelvey is a features writer at BBC News in Washington. She …

Posted May 12th, 2014

Russia’s Demographic Time Bomb

In the last stanza of “The Battle of Blenheim,” Robert Southey writes: …

Posted March 14th, 2014

Should the U.S. Intervene or End Syrian War?

Whether saber rattling or not, word is out that the White House …

Posted February 28th, 2014

Hagel Begins Trimming Army to 1940 Levels

A reduction in the size of the military has been a long …

Posted February 24th, 2014

Army Considers Slashing Brigades, Boosting Robots

With the post-9/11 financial spigots drying up, and sequestration at least partially …

Posted January 22nd, 2014

Obama Should Make Ending Wars His Legacy

“He ended one war and kept us out of any other,” is …

Posted January 21st, 2014

Debunking Sharon’s Peacemaker Status

John Kerry’s statement on Ariel Sharon’s death is here. Of course diplomats should …

Posted January 13th, 2014

Top Marine General on America’s Way of War—Jamestown Foundation Terrorism Conference

Jamestown Foundation is an old-line think tank founded during the Cold War …

Posted January 3rd, 2014

Few Speedbumps for the War Party

Peter Beinart raises the troubling question: Why is the Left good at protesting …

Posted December 23rd, 2013

Republicans Will Embrace Iran Diplomacy—If They’re Smart

Another war will forfeit everything the GOP has gained from the Obamacare debacle.

Posted November 29th, 2013