Hawks inside and outside the Trump administration are talking more loudly about a pre-emptive attack on North Korea.
Why the danger of US war with North Korea is so high right now. (September 2017)
The US keeps steering toward a collision course with North Korea. (August 2017)
North Korea’s nuclear weapons program is a response to US military threats that have escalated since the end of the Cold War.
Tensions rise as the US and South Korea conduct their annual rehearsal of an assault on the North. Meanwhile, the South may elect a president who promises to dial back the belligerence. (April 2017)
Racial profiling and violence are built into the nature of police work, and police forces have been infected with corruption since they were invented.
The struggles that shaped Nelson Mandela’s character and outlook before his 27-year stint in prison (obituary, 2013).
The Al Shabab militia attacks patrons at an upscale mall to retaliate for Kenya’s 2011 invasion of Somalia. Israeli commandos help Kenya re-take the mall. (2013)