War

Should We Drop the War Metaphor?

Why we shouldn't assume a war footing in addressing big societal problems, like COVID, for which we can't define the terms of victory.

By Stuart Whatley Nicholas Agar

Five Paths to Global Respect

America’s international standing has plummeted. Here’s how we change that.

By Neera Tanden Katrina Mulligan

Circumventing Congress's War Powers

Trump has said “great nations do not fight endless wars.” But he has continued ours—and stretched executive authority to an absurd degree.

By Matthew Duss

Yemen and the Horsemen of the Apocalypse

War, famine, and sickness are ravaging through Yemen, as the country faces one of its worst humanitarian crises. But is anyone paying attention?

By Helen Lackner

We Aren’t the World

A new Wilson biography tries to resuscitate liberal internationalism. A tall order—but a necessary one.

By Jordan Michael Smith