Issues / Democracy & Governance
You think the 1985 Pressler amendment -- which banned most U.S. aid to Pakistan unless U.S. certified it had no nuclear weapons -- made Pakistan mad?
President Hugo Chavez inspired many in Venezuela with his return in time for its bicentennial.
Though a Republican, Jon Huntsman points the way to better relations with China.
India and China, two leading emerging economies in the world, are competing with each other, as well as Africa's traditional western trading partners, to build a stronger relationship with Africa.
Increasingly worried that Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) is taking advantage of the growing political chaos in Yemen, the administration of President Barack Obama has tasked the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) to use drone missiles to strike at suspected AQAP militants.
To some, world government sounds unrealistic, to others tyrannical.
Assaults on the rule of Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad almost make you feel sorry for him.
The French ruling class suffers from no shortage of a sense of entitlement.
At nearly 200 meters high and 2.3 kilometers wide, the hydroelectric dam in Hubei, China, is creating a reservoir that will eventually stretch 600km (370 miles) to the west.
Mexican human rights activists have issued an emergency appeal to apply international humanitarian standards in providing relief to more than 150 refugees.