A new Australian film tells the story of one of the most iconic battles of the Vietnam war - but the film repeats disputed facts and interpretations.
A group of scientists want a new Geneva Convention to safeguard the environment during wars and conflicts. We already have such rules, but they're inadequate, inconsistent and unclear.
The US-China trade war shows no signs of slowing down. Here's what readers need to know.
Each spin of the news cycle hits us with another 'bombshell,' while everything from free speech to race has been 'weaponized.' What's the effect of being relentlessly exposed to metaphors of war?
The Vietnam War ended in 1975. But it's still harming the health of Vietnamese people born after the conflict ended.
The National Intelligence Council works inside government but is little understood outside. Yet it has helped respond to almost all the major foreign policy challenges of the last 40 years.
If the US military were a country, its carbon emissions would rank between that of Peru and Portugal.
Trump announced 'hard-hitting' new sanctions on Iran in response to the attack on a US drone. A peace studies scholar explains why sanctions rarely work.
Wars play a central role in increasing numbers of refugees worldwide. Is it time to think about a "destruction tax"?
What can be the road ahead for Kosovo and Serbia under the EU patronage?
Political fallout from the Vietnam War gave Congress more power to control foreign affairs, but they have been reluctant to use it.
Doping is condemned in sports. But what about in the military? Should soldiers be allowed or even encouraged to take drugs that make them superior fighters and more likely to complete a mission?
Growing fears of a US conflict with Iran show why the kind of unilateral sanctions the Trump administration imposed last year don't work.
Trump's embrace of bilateralism in trade relations has pernicious long-term consequences, including ratcheting up the odds of violent conflict.
In this difficult context, through different mechanisms, the artists engage with the consequences of war to restore social cohesion, stimulate imagination and revive hope.
War games let you test your political and military acumen right at your kitchen table – while also helping you appreciate how decision-makers are limited by the choices of others.
As 'tiny historians of their age,' children with testimonies of war provide teachers with both historical insight and critical instruction.
Giving up means giving the Assad regime and Russia both a strategic and intellectual victory with incalculable consequences for global security.
A new study looks at obituaries of private military contractors killed at war. The majority are white men with significant military experience.
Civilian casualty counts are a powerful tool for propaganda – and for establishing peace.