Does wartime humor indicate a numbness to the violence of war or does it simply betray rising anxieties about an uncertain future?
Establishing collective culpability is much more difficult than determining individual responsibility. What do different strategies offer and what part does language play?
A holdover from a different time, the Letters of Last Resort signal a strategy of nuclear deterrence whose mode may be outdated, but whose message remains clear.
Why did two medical NGOs refuse to embed with Iraqi forces and provide treatment to Iraqi citizens who needed it?
Bladensburg's monument to veterans raises a number of thorny issues concerning the principle of neutrality, freedom of religion, and the foundations of law.
Nationalist rhetoric and policies are gaining traction, emboldening others to follow suit, and undermining our collective commitment to human rights.
From the case of Edward Gallagher to recent statements by the Pope, current events encourage reflection on what it means to wage war ethically.