Issues / Democracy & Governance
Within America, there exists a wide-spread outcry to call attention to the expense of military bases abroad--an issue which has the ability to receive support from both the right and the left.
Burma's President Thein Sein seems to think a veneer of democracy is enough to get sanctions lifted.
The Israeli right's assault on democracy could remove the obstacles to an attack on Iran.
The trumpets of Scottish independence are sounding again in Scottish Parliament.
The Republican National Committee adopted a resolution that's pro Israeli annexation of Palestinian territories and con an Israel-Palestine two-state solution.
Africa can do better than invest faith and state resources in yet another Ponzi scheme -- the "privatisation of the air."
Can Nigeria's government manage public dissatisfaction with the economy, ethnic divisions, and the violent Boko Haram? An interview with former ambassador to Nigeria John Campbell.
A new report from the World Economic Forum that tries to make sense of the wave of protest and unrest sweeping the world may signal a new approach to global security in Western capitals.
Austerity packages and job cuts have not solved lack of consumer confidence in the Latvian banking system or financial officials.
In her new book, Foreign Policy in Focus columnist Hannah Gurman explores the effects of diplomats' reports on U.S. foreign policy since World War II.