Issues / Democracy & Governance
The war on the narcotraffickers also serves as a pretext for militarizing areas of Mexico that have strong traditions of social resistance.
Part 1 of an interview with "Drug War Mexico" co-author Peter Watt.
The biggest disappointment of Obama's presidency, from an Arab perspective, was his lackluster support for Arabs revolting in Egypt and Syria.
The author believes that Egyptians need to be patient and give democracy a chance to work.
The Obama administration is giving Rwanda President Kagame a pass on enabling violence in the Congo.
Activist Sonja Licht took no pleasure in correctly predicting the tragedy of Yugoslavia.
"There is no success in the Balkans without reconnecting everything except politics."
For President Mahmoud Abbas, the vote was a last-ditch attempt to boost his increasingly diminished relevance.
The declared loser in the Ghana presidential election is not going gently into the electoral good night.
Sudan President Omar al-Bashir detains "elbow lickers" in "ghost houses."