May 2010 – Religious communities around the world exercise extraordinary influence on every aspect of life, including government, education, health care, business, and culture. These groups include virulent anti-American extremists as well as devout ‘militants for peace and justice.’ In the middle are millions of believers who would welcome an open palm from the United States rather than a clenched fist.
April 2010 – Around the world, military troops and civilian peacebuilders are overlapping and sharing space in unprecedented ways. This interaction is raising complex questions and fresh dilemmas, which have only begun to be addressed.
January 2010 – Iran continues to defy international attempts to restrain its nuclear program. What should be done? The United States and the United Nations Security Council are proposing additional sanctions.
December 2009 – A few years ago, a world without nuclear weapons was only an aspiration. Now it has become a widely accepted goal of international policy. Three nuclear policy experts explain why we must, we can, and we should work toward a world without nuclear weapons.
October 2009 – The late oral historian Studs Terkel used the term "good war" to
describe World War II, which many believe met "just war" criteria. How
does the war in Afghanistan measure up? Is sending more troops the best
thing to do? Is it the right thing to do?