Issues / Democracy & Governance
Barack Obama is headed to Ethiopia. Will he speak up for the journalists and activists locked up by Washington's "war on terror" ally?
From Athens to Tehran, powerful countries make the rules and break the rules. Everyone else just squeezes the best deal they can — for now, anyway.
It was a foregone conclusion that Middle Eastern states would seek to adjust national boundaries set by the West.
People from Seattle to Fiji are filing lawsuits over global warming — and they just might have a case.
Greece and Germany don’t belong on the same continent, let alone in the same currency union.
A poll indicates that Saudi citizens seem to find the Islamic State’s repressiveness and barbarism less objectionable than the House of Saud’s corruption.
Though this nuclear deal is a victory for international diplomacy, the United States still has a ways to go before their relations with Iran are truly normalized.
Israel insists that Gaza isn't under blockade. So why are humanitarian aid vessels still turned away?
Haiti plays host to over 10,000 NGOs, whose foreign workers make up an affluent class of their own.
French intelligence plotted to overthrow Muammar Gaddafi to horn in on Libya’s oil and to provide access for French businesses.