Issues / Democracy & Governance
The split between the Republican Party's two wings appears certain to grow wider, if for no other reason than deficit-cutting will remain the Republicans' main obsession for the foreseeable future.
Jorge Bergoglio may have acted cowardly during Argentina's Dirty War, but at least he addresses the growing gap between the rich and poor.
It didn't take long for the world to recognize that the US invasion and occupation of Iraq constituted a "dumb war." But dumb wasn't the half of it.
Jorge Mario Bergoglio's election to the papacy further tarnishes the position -- and the Church.
While Abu Ghaith's trial venue provided the major source of debate on his fate in the U.S., foreign policy experts expressed more interest in how he came into U.S. hands.
Along with the divide between rich and poor in Europe, another has opened between the mobile and the stationary.
Nuke "option" in response to a cyberattack, the UN Temperance League.
If Obama wants a say in the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, he needs to be prepared to back up his words with actions.
The U.S. risks rupturing tenuous diplomatic talks with Iran in a new resolution introduced to Congress that vouches U.S. support for Israel.
Bulgaria's younger generation is distinguished from those who lived during the communist era by an awareness of the rest of the world -- and how it perceives Bulgaria.