Issues / Human Rights
In recent decades, largely nonviolent insurrections such as Tunisia's have toppled corrupt authoritarian rulers from the Philippines to Serbia to the Ukraine.
Odd but true, the Republic of Cameroon has been heralded by the international community as one of the most stable nations in the highly charged and politically destabilized Central African region.
Political realities are forcing Iran's President Ahmadinejad to abandon his hard-line public rhetoric in private.
It may not have been failure to hew to the fundamentalist line on blasphemy that killed Punjab's governor.
By the time we've had enough, it will be too late.
Revolutionary Guard chief flips when Ahmadinejad disowns his repressive ways.
Once again, the U.S. seems to prefer the devil it knows in President Ben Ali.
Admission of a Brazilian dissident to the U.S. not as magnanimous as it looks.
Victory was ours, on a few occasions anyway.
According to the Guardian, Ben Ali's regime has a fin de siecle feel.