Issues / Democracy & Governance
The unrest gripping Turkey has less to do with Islam than with the AKP’s policies of privatization, its push to centralize authority in the hands of the country’s executive branch, and its silencing of the media.
As the Muslim Brotherhood scrambles to limit the regional damage to its influence, U.S. Middle-East policy is once again in disarray.
In 2013, Planet Earth isn’t big enough to protect dissidents like Edward Snowden.
NSA spying is sullying Washington's relationship with nearly every one of its global partners and competitors.
With the latest green finance talks in Songdo, wealthy countries have taken another step toward financializing the world's response to climate change.
For over a century, “surveillance blowback” from America’s wars has ensured the creation of massive internal surveillance state.
It took some doing on the part of Morsi to undermine the confidence of a whole country in less than a year.
Is the coup in Egypt a sign of declining U.S. influence in the region?
Though representatives of radical Islamism, the Muslim Brotherhood have much in common with many Americans.
Though the Egyptian military is painting itself as a guardian of stability and democracy, there is ample reason to believe it will bring neither.