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It may seem like an obvious step, after joining the International Criminal Court. But the legal and political barriers are formidable.
Our bloated national security state would boggle the mind of anyone who grew up under the Cold War’s nuclear threat.
Caribbean détente, after a half-century of conflict.
Just after jettisoning one Cold War relic, President Obama gave renewed credence to another.
From 1989 to 1990, thousands of civilians died and were buried in mass graves in President George H.W. Bush's search for one suspected drug trafficker.
Why can’t Washington get the message?
The appearance of Palestinian defeat is an optical illusion—one that hides the probability of eventual Israeli defeat.
Why does the Pakistani military pick unwinnable fights?
Memorials across the world pay tribute to “fallen soldiers,” but virtually none exist for those who fought for peace.