Issues / Democracy & Governance
In 2011, King Hamad Bin Issa Al Khalifa restored constitutional rule in Bahrain.
However unable or unwilling to respond to the needs of the citizens of South Africa, the African National Congress still dominates.
Violence against civilians is endemic in Indian Kashmir, where activists are fighting back against a culture of official impunity.
If Russia intensifies its presence in Ukraine, U.S. will face pressure from NATO allies to react.
If Obama thought his short pass through Pacific would boost the much-vaunted U.S. “pivot” to Asia, he soon discovered that the world is not cooperating with his best-laid plans.
Hungary has turned its back on the European Union and is heading off on its own political and economic path.
Throughout Europe, extremist right-wing parties have been on the rise and radical ideas are gaining traction.
When the public abandons voting and attempts to veto a policy or even an entire government.
Iraqi-American poet Dunya Mikhail talks about her experiences writing provocative poetry in two different countries.
Do the stalled Israeli-Palestinian peace talks herald the end of the two-state solution? If so, what comes next?