The never-ending war in Afghanistan. Andrew Bacevich comments  on America’s longest war and how it is being almost completely ignored at home.
The case for talking to North Korea. Daniel DePetris reminds  us of the merits of diplomatic engagement.
The dangerous reality of an Iran war. Sharmine Narwani considers  the potential for armed conflict in the Persian Gulf, and identifies some of the costs and risks for U.S. forces in the event of a war with Iran.
An independent Wales? Ellie Mae O’Hagan thinks  it is time to start debating the possibility.