Issues / Democracy & Governance
Establishing a pro-Western government in Damascus and inflicting damage on Iran is an illusion.
The peace movement needs to make it clear not only what we are against, but what we are for.
Jordanians carefully scrutinized Jeffrey Goldberg's article about King Abdullah in the Atlantic.
Putting aside even Iraq's horrifying descent into sectarian violence, the United States did a spectacularly poor job of governing the country.
Cognitive dissonance aside, Buddhists -- including monks -- take up arms against Muslims in Burma while the government stands by.
An Argentinian fatwa, a blustering Saddam Hussein.
President Morsi is caught between the IMF, with its demand for austerity measures, and protestors.
The split between the Republican Party's two wings appears certain to grow wider, if for no other reason than deficit-cutting will remain the Republicans' main obsession for the foreseeable future.
Jorge Bergoglio may have acted cowardly during Argentina's Dirty War, but at least he addresses the growing gap between the rich and poor.
It didn't take long for the world to recognize that the US invasion and occupation of Iraq constituted a "dumb war." But dumb wasn't the half of it.