Issues / Democracy & Governance
Hagel's hearing demonstrated quite dramatically how Israel dominates the foreign-policy agenda on Capitol Hill.
U.S. President Barack Obama's optimism about restarting the peace process between Israel and the Palestinians has been met with scepticism from many seasoned Middle East experts.
Last March, two rival gangs met in a Salvadoran prison to forge an unlikely truce.
Fissures are beginning to appear in Isaias Afewerki's dictatorship.
As Washington does with Beijing and Taipei, Serbia practices strategic ambiguity with Kosovo.
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.