Issues / Democracy & Governance
British objections to how Algeria handled its hostage situation and a recent visit by one of its boy bands to Ghana highlight U.S. and European condescension towards Africa.
Is Syria just another proxy war?
As in: come home to roost.
When President Zine Ben Ali was deposed, a new era of modern Tunisian history -- one filled with hope and frustration -- unfolded.
Bulgaria naively embarked upon a ready-made Western model of change: neoliberalism.
Washington should recognize that Latin America is experimenting with new political and economic models to reduce the region's traditional poverty and inequality.
Risk Monitor's Stefan Popov is trying to change the image of Bulgaria as the Wild East frontier of the European Union.
Nuclear weapons and voter ignorance are a lethal mix.
Syrian President Assad has demonstrated no interest in winning over his people.
No one seems to see the slightest contradiction in an administration that calls for legal limits on advanced weaponry in the U.S., yet is working assiduously to remove barriers to the sale of advanced weaponry overseas.