Despite potential good intentions, interventionist policies are often viewed by classical liberals as violations of individual freedoms.
When it comes to foreign intervention, we often overlook the practices that creep into life back home.
Big Think's eighth most popular video of the year reveals what the real future of war could look like.
Cognitive psychologist Steven Pinker reminds us that innuendo and euphemism yield better quid pro quo results than an "or else" ultimatum.
In 1919, Woodrow Wilson attempted to rally the U.S. behind the League of Nations. His failure suggested the way forward.
By transplanting Operation Barbarossa on a map of the US, it showed the devastating effects of the Nazi invasion
The tactics that work now won't work for long.
Can 6,500 mercenaries "fix" Afghanistan? The U.S. is resurrecting privatized warfare.
...and hopes for big benefits.
Worryingly, these are not just two random collections of countries, but two blocs with a lot of pre-existing enmity.
Hollywood's notions of future wars may be nothing like the real ones.
Best case: Redrawing borders leads to peace, prosperity and EU membership. But there's also a worst case.
Following World War I, President Woodrow Wilson nearly died trying to ensure world peace.
Superpowers team up to heat up the ionosphere by over 200 degrees.
The findings of the controversial study flew in the face of past research on ice gains in Antarctica.
The Russian robot named "Boris", promoted as hi-tech by state tv, was revealed to be an actor.
On Tuesday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the U.S. will withdraw from the 1987 agreement unless Russia falls back into compliance.
Attenborough told the audience at COP24 that climate change is "our greatest threat in thousands of years."