Why should any state trust a regime that murders its own people by the tens of thousands, supports terrorists in the region and worldwide, hires assassins to murder foreign diplomats in Washington, DC, develops a clandestine nuclear weapons program through three decades of deception and denials and keeps the murderous Assad regime in power?
NDAA is not typically a bill that much concerns members of our profession, but this year's debate directly implicates our country's ability to provide proper medical care to the detainees at Guantanamo Bay. All physicians have a stake in that issue, and as doctors we feel compelled to weigh in.
There is no way out for most from Gaza. Too many stultify as a consequence of having few or no positive outlets.
Once these wars get started, they are very difficult to stop. Afghanistan is now the longest war in U.S. history.
Hillary Clinton’s remarkable commitment to build a better world has transformed our vision of what is possible, and what is essential, for people in every corner of the world.
I first visited Domiz refugee camp in May 2013 and noted “the camp is below standards in many sectors and the living situation in many parts of Domiz is unacceptable.”
Central Asia is to China what Eastern Europe was to Russia. It is the first step. So why then, are we handing it to China?
The deal brokered by the U.S., Iran, and UN powers is historic for breaking three decades of non-relations and escalations between Washington and Tehran. But now the most difficult work begins, with risks that a final deal will fall prey to the domestic political battles inside Iran and the U.S.
Is John Kerry positioning himself to be remembered as the latest re-incarnation of Neville Chamberlain? Whether intentional or not, his appeasement of Iran on its nuclear program qualifies him for consideration.
The Obama administration’s “pivot” to Asia is faltering and causing diplomatic uncertainty and confusion in Asian capitals.