Issues / Democracy & Governance
Where exactly is power located on this planet of ours right now?
U.S. officials are propping up the capture of Sinaloa Cartel leader Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman as a major drug war victory. They're wrong.
Even as we condemn the introduction of Russian troops in Crimea, we have to remember that the Cold War is over—and both sides must act that way.
Russia’s response to the Ukrainian crisis and the Olympic Games in Sochi are essentially rooted in the same impetus: Putin’s geopolitical ambitions.
Lack of unequivocal Western support seems to have given the Egyptian military license to exert its will over Egypt.
Aid to foreign militaries is quickly eclipsing development assistance in the U.S. foreign aid budget.
Ukraine’s ultra-right-wing Svoboda party is no fringe organization.
Major Indian publisher capitulates to right-wing Hindu group.
The Egyptian Revolution is a perfect case study for both the power and the limits of nonviolent mass movements.
How well has Barack Obama lived up to his own standards on civil liberties?