Alia K. Nardini

Cover story
An antidote to Kim’s bombs

North Korea’s erratic leader is stirring fears of nuclear war. But a detached assessment of the options available makes clear that there can be no military solution that does not involve mass destruction. Hence, diplomacy is the only way out.

 

Featured briefing
The US and the war on terrorism

Since 9/11 American presidents have tried to formulate a strategy for combating terrorism both at home and abroad. With their respective successes and failures, each president’s approach has had a profound effect on the strategy of the subsequent administration.