The good fight
When it can’t use troops, the UN’s last peacekeeping tool is its moral voice. What is that worth in the real world?
Is there a war instinct?
Many evolutionists believe that humans have a drive for waging war. But they are wrong and the idea is dangerous
An empty passion for war
Colombia's FARC guerrillas still resist the coming peace. Is it drug money or the romance of revolution that's to blame?
This is humankind
If my grandfather could survive the Siege of Leningrad and still distinguish between a German and a Nazi, so can I
What is peace?
Forget ideals of milk and honey. Peace is found in the grit of everyday life, in a town that takes in troubled strangers
A return to seriousness
Back from Afghanistan, a former Marine bears witness to the estrangement of the home front