The case against American military supremacy
All that talk about "reclaiming" congressional war powers? Historically, Congress has applauded presidential wars.
Martha Rosler shows how the world really works.
William Kentridge’s new performance piece uses various media to tell the story of the unsung conscripts of World War One.
Millions are starving in the war-torn country. A Yemeni researcher argues that leading polluters bear some responsibility.
Set in postwar London, “Warlight” illuminates a hidden world of endless conflict.
Ahmed Saadawi’s brilliant novel imagines a monster, pieced together from the dead of Iraq's civil war.
The ongoing debate about gun control points to a deeper rot that pervades this country's culture and political economy.
The Trump administration's extreme rhetoric on North Korea is forcing South Korea to seek a new solution for its longterm security.
The president and the Pentagon have different national-security doctrines, but they've found a dangerous common ground.
Three new books trace a century of antiwar activists' visions for a more equal, peaceful world.
The president wants a partnership with Vladimir Putin, but his national security leaders are pursuing aggressive containment.
Michelle Obama said the presidency "reveals who you are." Trump's handling of the deaths of four U.S. soldiers proves her right.
Catalonia wants independence from Spain, but modern history is littered with cautionary tales about the dangers of partition.
The party has been divided on foreign policy since Vietnam, but Trump's reckless stance on North Korea presents an opportunity to come together.
Putin’s foreign policy is rooted in an epic myth of betrayal and redemption.
Progressive activists are preparing for the worst, but the party has been largely silent. Bernie Sanders is hoping to fill that void later this week.
David Armitage's book tracks changing definitions of civil war, from Ancient Rome to the American Civil War to now.
His threats against North Korea expose the many dangers of the White House's post-9/11 powers. Here's what Congress must do.
The standoff on the Korean Peninsula is tense, but stable—unless the American president disrupts it.