On August 7th, Barack Obama gave an address justifying a series of air strikes in Iraq by stating "When many thousands of innocent civilians are faced with the danger of being wiped out, and we have the capacity to do something about it, we will take action." This statement has been used by the U.S. government many times before to justify U.S. military intervention. The US used … [Read more...] about No More War in the Middle East!
Russian forces seized military control of the Crimean Peninsula in southern Ukraine, threatening a war that could tear Ukraine apart--and escalating the global superpower conflict between Russia and the U.S. The takeover of Crimea was Russian leader Vladimir Putin's stakes-raising counter to the downfall of Ukraine President Viktor Yanukovych, the corrupt strongman who fled … [Read more...] about What's at Stake in Ukraine?