Issues / Democracy & Governance
ISIS may be more famous for cutting off heads, but it's Washington that's learning the hard way not to slash first and ask questions later.
As youth movements rise to the fore, Taiwan is undergoing a change of identity.
China has its vanishing girls. North Korea has its disappeared prisoners. And America has a generation of missing, jailed, and dead black men.
Torture whistleblower John Kiriakou bids farewell to incarceration and moves on with his life.
Under increasing pressure from Moscow, Russia's civil society activists are fleeing the country in alarming numbers.
When it came to power in Poland, Solidarity liquidated all the citizens’ committees, which were composed of everyone from workers to university professors.
As a mom, it's my responsibility to demand an end to this cycle of violence, institutionalized racism, and police militarization.
Nearly half of Nigeria's population is between 15 and 34. Those young people were key to the peaceful transition of power in Africa's most populous country.
Today’s conventional wisdom holds that the American effort to integrate China into the international order has only succeeded in generating new threats to U.S. primacy in Asia.
Someday in the distant future, I hope you’ll read this letter and smile indulgently at my worst fears.