Issues / Democracy & Governance
Public support for disarmament is shallow. Here are some ways of deepening that support.
NATO's new contingency plans might rile the Russians, but they might also allow for the removal of tactical nuclear weapons from Europe.
A new leaked memo criticizing Ban Ki Moon and UN corruption scores some points but it is largely wide of the mark.
United States President Barack Obama has suffered a sharp drop in popularity in the Arab world over the past year, and Iran may be reaping the benefits, according to a major new survey of public opinion in five Arab countries.
After ethnic rioting erupted in Kyrgyzstan this summer, continued international engagement in the country is crucial to reduce the likelihood that violence will break out again, causing more casualties and unpredictable consequences for regional stability.
A new collection of essays provides a comprehensive survey of ethnic conflicts in the Asia-Pacific region.
The Colombian president is on his way out. But he wants to make sure to lock in a confrontational approach toward Venezuela.
The European Union is gradually absorbing the Balkans, but it's far from a done deal.
The dinosaur of the nation-state is headed towards the tar pits.
A renewed engagement with the ICC suggests that the Obama administration is interested in shaping international law while remaining immune to prosecution under the very laws it helps develop.