Issues / Democracy & Governance
If Obama wants a say in the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, he needs to be prepared to back up his words with actions.
The U.S. risks rupturing tenuous diplomatic talks with Iran in a new resolution introduced to Congress that vouches U.S. support for Israel.
Bulgaria's younger generation is distinguished from those who lived during the communist era by an awareness of the rest of the world -- and how it perceives Bulgaria.
DC credibility, Netanyahu's red line, and shame about nuclear disarmament.
NGOs devoted to public works paradoxically became part of the wave of privatization that swept the region.
The "American Century" is most certainly coming to an end. The goal should be a smooth transition to a more cooperative world order.
Despite a massive effort by "pro-Israel" neoconservatives to derail his nomination, the Senate has voted to confirm Chuck Hagel as the next secretary of defense.
While Washington publicly advocates for open dialogue and reform between Bahrain's regime and the opposition, its policy has so far avoided exerting any real pressure on the kingdom to achieve these ends.
While the official narrative of the Obama administration is sceptical of arming militant groups in Syria, divisions within the administration leave the door open for any number of policies toward the country.
In one region of the world - in this century at least - the sun never rose on US-choreographed torture.