Issues / Democracy & Governance
The U.S. 'pivot' to the South and East China Seas has energised the American industrial-military complex, dimming the prospects for a peaceful resolution of the ongoing disputes in the region.
Over the last quarter century, the population of Bulgaria has dropped from 9 to 7.3 million people.
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.