Issues / Democracy & Governance
The Obama administration cast its first UN Security Council veto.
Just because U.S. influence is decreased in Egypt doesn't mean, ergo, Iran's is increased.
The Raymond Davis case is a magnet for conspiracy theories.
Should the United States keep its distance from developments in Egypt?
The Egyptian revolution was no "black swan" -- if Washington were schooled in the latest thinking, it would have anticipated it sooner.
It's time to scrap our failed client-regime national-security strategy.
Lebanon's complexity can be sorted out when viewed through the lens of history.
With the Republicans back in control of the House, the United Nations is again in the hot seat.
Chinese premier Hu Jintao may not be as powerful as the world thinks.
Rising commodity prices and extreme weather events threaten global stability.