More than three years after President Barack Obama pledged to be transparent about the United States' lethal drone program, his administration has finally come forward with an accounting of the numbers of civilian deaths that resulted from drone strikes between Jan. 20, 2009, and Dec. 31, 2015.
Trump criticized the Iraq and Libya interventions, opposed confrontation with Russia, and, even more strikingly, denounced "war and aggression" in his recent foreign policy address. He also criticized multiple alliances which seem only to serve as conduits for U.S. aid to populous and prosperous states.
If Libyans can set aside their differences to eliminate the terror of the Islamic State and liberate Sirte, they will be one step closer to fulfilling the promise of the 2011 revolution.
Last month, as part of Ralph Nader's four-day conference in Washington, DC, Breaking Through Power, my friend Raed Jarrar, a Palestinian-Iraqi-America...
In a word Obama foreign policy has been adequate. His victories have been equally matched by his failures. His policy has neither substantially forwar...
Clinton's biggest problem in this case is her foreign policy record. Most Americans don't want to intervene more overseas, but Clinton is not most Americans. She is the Democratic neoconservative, a veritable war queen, who backed every major conflict fought by the U.S. over the last quarter century.
Hillary Clinton's recent foreign policy speech was an attack on Donald Trump but was also a reminder that Clinton is a deeply flawed and worrisome candidate.
He's among the most pugnacious of candidates, routinely trashing Republicans, Democrats, immigrants, Mexicans, women, Muslims, and foreign policy professionals. Many of these political battles could reduce his chance of getting elected president. But his fight with the last group might help.
Being in the midst of history sometimes mean events are not seen in the "big picture" view that historians often later take, when looking back at the period.
Arab media aren't facing up to their responsibility of not fanning the flames of hate speech and sedition, and should exert more effort to mitigate conflicts they help provoke.
In a time when U.S. warplanes are bombing Syria and Iraq and the army has placed troops in both, when the U.S. is perpetually droning Yemen and Afghanistan, none dares call any of these activities what they are.
In Misrata, the extremist armed group Islamic State, also known as ISIS, has unlawfully executed at least 49 people in its Libyan stronghold of Sirte since February 2015, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today.
Did you know that in the nine months leading to the criminal war of aggression against Iraq, at least 300 retired, high-level officials spoke out against the looming invasion? But, shockingly, these respected individuals were ignored by the war-drum pounding White House, a mass media mad with hysteria, and an abdicating Congress.
Charles J. Dunlap, Jr., Duke University ...
The possibility of peace will not occur unless we force it to occur, until then, we might as just watch Bart defy the impossible.
The American public has had enough of wars, doesn't know what to believe when politicians speak, and is more interested in taking care of things at home. This is not likely to change when the next president takes office, and Clinton and Trump know it.