Issues / Democracy & Governance
Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki isn't the only one responsible for Iraq's woes -- history, U.S. foreign policy, and meddling neighbors are also to blame.
Concerned about terrorism as well as influence from Washington's economic rivals, the Obama administration is renewing its efforts to support the Somali central government.
A look at how the fall of the British empire and the rise of the U.S. Israel lobby sowed the seeds of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
The evolution of a Hungarian political party.
The prosperous Chinese region of Macau is gambling away its future on the gaming industry—which may be exactly what Beijing wants.
As Haiti faces yet another political crisis, it’s time to recognize the role the international community has played in creating it.
What Martin Luther can teach us about Marine Le Pen and Europe's far-right reformation.
While Israel uses soccer to bolster its international image, it has violently oppressed the Palestinian national soccer team.
Beset by infighting among militias and rampant arms trafficking, Libya in 2014 is a cautionary tale about the long-term consequences of military intervention.
As Post-Mubarak Egypt continues its turbulent transition, the United States has been sidelined by Egypt's generals.