Issues / Democracy & Governance
For the student of contemporary Japan, these are sad times...because of the growing sense that Japan lacks a truly responsible democratic government to address these issues, and because its people deserve better.
Israel is learning the difficulties of trying to confine a state to one people.
Dan Plesch examines the origins of the United Nations and how this alliance led to victory over the Axis powers and to a stable post-war international system.
Fawned over by U.S. Congress, President Netanyahu seems to be leaving Israel the legacy of pariah state status.
Across Africa, China has become known as the agent of mass construction, wisely bartering infrastructural development - chiefly mining-specific - for long-term access to strategic resources.
The personal acts of Dominique Strauss-Kahn mirror the policy impacts of the institution he heads up.
If elected president of Peru, will Keiko Fujimori carry on in her father Alberto's corrupt, authoritarian tradition?
The United Nations needs support and tools to fulfill its Responsibility to Protect.
Robert Kaplan thinks that Gaddafi, Gbagbo, and Saleh refuse to back down out of fealty to their tribes.
Prior to Sunday's election, over 50% of the people of Peru claimed they would vote for neither Ollanta Humala nor Keiko Fujimori.