A new online tool makes it easier (but no less unsettling) to see where American military aid goes around the world. We should use it to promote informed debate.
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An expert panel discusses alternative approaches to combating terrorism—including less reliance on the military, a tougher line on bad governance, and closer work with civil society.
A year later, it’s worth remembering just how horrific—and ineffective—“enhanced interrogation” turned out to be.
This panel will assess the impact of corruption on the ability of the United States to build the capacity of foreign military forces.
From drug policy to the refugee crisis, voters deserve to know how the people running for president will respond to the world’s most pressing problems.
By involving citizens directly in decisions about how their communities are run, we can make government more responsive and inclusive.
An executive order requiring federal contractors to disclose their political giving would improve the lives of poor people and communities of color.