Syria and the dogs of war

Once loosed, the dogs of war range where they will.


Civilian deaths mount as U.S. drones strike Pakistan

A small sampling of media headlines points to a problem raised repeatedly by international, peace and human rights organizations.


New report says Taliban would renounce al Qaeda

A new report by a leading British defense and security think-tank finds that Taliban leaders and members "deeply regret" their past association with Al-Qa'ida, and top-ranking Taliban officials say a cease-fire could be negotiated in Afghanistan as part of a broader agreement.