Issues / Democracy & Governance
New books by Ari Shavit and Ilan Pappe offer competing but valuable reexaminations of Israel's history and the future of peace in the Middle East.
A conversation with poet-activist Shailja Patel about art, identity, and Kenya's ICC Witness Project.
In the wake of the Kunming attack, experts expect the Chinese government to crack down hard on Uighurs and anyone sympathetic to them.
The Senate's leading Cuba hawks place the island--which they have never visited--at the center of every U.S. policy question on Latin America.
Fashions come and go. And this year, across the broad swath of Eurasia, fascism is in.
Sanctioning Russia may actually reduce its incentive to change course in Crimea.
Far from simply removing tariffs, the proposed “free trade” agreement between the United States and the European Union undermines representative democracy.
U.S. foreign policy is anything but demilitarized. But where the Bush team saw every problem as a nail, the Obama team wields more than just a hammer.
Washington is threatening to withhold development aid unless El Salvador adopts economic policies that Salvadorans just voted against.
Political divisions in Ukraine are more accurately explained by historic preferences and influence of the local elites than by language.