Issues / Democracy & Governance
The Iraqi parliament is spending $50 million on armored cars for itself.
"Don't let the door hit you on the way out" sounds even worse in Arabic than in English.
U.S. sanctions on Iran are causing a rift in its relationship with India.
The United Nations War Crimes Commission's records documenting the birth of modern international criminal law have been neglected for nearly 70 years.
The sixth Summit of the Americas in Colombia could prove to be an awkward weekend for President Obama.
President Obama's new budget requests an increase in State Department funding, but simultaneously decreases funds vital for humanitarian, health, and other aid groups.
Russia's push to explore for oil in the Arctic is bad news.
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.