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World Conflict

Children Amidst World's Conflicts at Risk of Becoming a Lost Generation

Darby Fox | Posted 01.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Darby Fox

Even as the wars rage on, international relief groups and dedicated health professionals must start preparing to address the long-term needs of these children -- including restoration of their emotional health. We must create environments where the children know they are protected from exploitation and harm.

Living With War in an Age of Perpetual Conflict

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 10.12.2014 | World
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

We all pray for peace. We seek the harmony and tranquility of universal brotherhood. But we are well aware that at times the only way to achieve peace is through a just, defensive war.

Imagining World War III -- In 2034

Artyom Lukin | Posted 10.04.2014 | World
Artyom Lukin

If the next world war is to happen, it will most likely be in Asia and feature a clash between the incumbent hegemon, the United States, and the principal challenger, China. The good news is China does not want war now and in the foreseeable future, primarily because Beijing knows too well that the odds are not on its side. But if we look ahead 20 years from now, in 2034, the odds will have shifted significantly.

Have We Gone From a Post-War to a Pre-War World?

Walter Russell Mead | Posted 09.06.2014 | World
Walter Russell Mead

Only a few years ago, most western observers believed that the age of geopolitical rivalry and great power war was over. Today, with Russian forces in Ukraine, religious wars exploding across the Middle East, and territorial disputes leading to one crisis after another in the East and South China seas, the outlook is darker. Serious people now ask whether we have moved from a post-war into a pre-war world. Could some incident somewhere in the world spark another global war?

Fukuyama And Ferguson: Obama Projects Weakness In A Dangerous World

The WorldPost | Nathan Gardels | Posted 05.02.2014 | World

At the Milken Institute Global Conference earlier this week, I sat down with political theorist Francis Fukuyama and historian Niall Ferguson to discu...

PHOTOS: A World In Conflict

Posted 04.05.2013 | World

One month into 2013, conflicts around the world raged on without relief. Rebel fighters battled the Assad regime in Syria; Taliban fought internat...