Before the next horrific round of attacks on civilians begins – in Syria or elsewhere – it is important to improve the UN’s flawed legal framework for authorizing the use of force in response to chemical weapons attacks on civilians.
COMMENTARY: Chinese state media often hypes American problems and foibles to redirect attention away from China’s poor human rights records. And yet, when it comes to American gun violence, it takes a measured tone.
On Monday, President Donald Trump named Russia and China as top rivals. But Laicie Heeley, host of PRI's new podcast "Things that go boom" says the speech was sometimes inconsistent with the written National Security Strategy document submitted to Congress by his advisors.