Issues / Democracy & Governance
Despite progress with Cuba, the Obama administration has done little to dispel doubts about Washington's intentions towards its neighbors to the south.
It was one thing to dream about taking back Poland, another to repair an economy ruined during the Communists’ reign.
Once a refuge, Mexico City has become a hunting ground where journalists end up reporting on the assassinations of their colleagues — and wondering who will be next.
Greece's left-wing government stood up to their creditors, only to be politically executed. Is the far right set to pick up the mantle?
Under the guise of fighting ISIS, Turkey's president is re-igniting a bloody war with the Kurds for his own political purposes.
You may have heard that “both sides” committed abuses in last Gaza war. But there's no comparison when it comes to the scale of the violations — or the body count.
South Sudan is unable to function as a state because it lacks the basic ingredients needed for nation-building.
Europe's proven plenty capable at regulating lightbulbs and vegetables. But it's failed utterly at making democratic decisions about money.
Somehow a disagreement over Ukraine has morphed into Nazi armies poised on the Polish border, or Soviet armored divisions threatening to overrun Western Europe.
The landmark U.S. disability rights legislation became the basis for an international treaty embraced by much of the world — but not, ironically, by the U.S. itself.