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The U.S. and Religious Communities Abroad

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 U.S. and Religious Communities Abroad

Civil-Military Relations in Peace & Security

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.

Civil-Military Relations in Peace & Security

Iran: Sanctioned into Submission?

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. 

Iran: Sanctioned into Submission?

We Must, We Can, We Should – Abolish Nuclear Weapons

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.

We Must, We Can, We Should – Abolish Nuclear Weapons

Is Afghanistan a 'Good War'?

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?

 Is Afghanistan a 'Good War'?