Issues / Democracy & Governance
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.
Daniel Bucan is not your usual run-of-the-mill Euroskeptic. He's a former diplomat whose last posting was in Strasbourg, at the Council of Europe.
Giving UN peacekeeping troops wider authority to use force in the Congo won't solve the country's instability.
Many of the same people from the Milosevic era have been returned to power.
Does conventional thinking that Afghanistan will revert to the Taliban upon U.S. and NATO withdrawal need to be reexamined?
In 2009, Bulgarian pessimism was worse than that of Iraqis and Afghans.
Vladimir Putin's pledge to improve the Russian child welfare system parallels his intention to fill the void left by not renewing Nunn-Lugar.
Watch for more "smart power."
The war on the narcotraffickers also serves as a pretext for militarizing areas of Mexico that have strong traditions of social resistance.