Issues / Democracy & Governance
The UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on women, peace and security just turned 10 years old -- but few nations are helping it meet its goals of involving women in peacemaking and peacekeeping.
Longtime UN champion Canada's recent failure to win a non-permanent seat on the Security Council speaks volumes about the global community's reaction to Stephen Harper's reactionary international positions.
A mother cradles her newborn baby girl, with joy where there might have been grief.
A new book on the international aid flotilla attacked by Israel sets the record straight.
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.