Issues / Human Rights
Afghanistan, Pakistan, Bush administration, Iraq, Taliban, warlords, drug lords, opium, women's issues, civilian casualties, corruption
The Taliban is back. And the United States is largely to blame.
Development Muzak plays again in Singapore at annual meetings.
The recent coup in Thailand marks the downfall of democracy in Thailand. Will it also signal a retreat from democracy worldwide?
U.S. pundits need to stop labeling the regions many progressive leaders as members of the good left or bad left.
Commenting on an exhibition of political cartoons from around the world, international pollster Clay Ramsay provides some insights into Why They Hate Us.
Should the United States emphasize democracy or humanist religious traditions in its approach to global Islam? FPIF's Najum Mushtaq and Abdeslam Maghraoui of the U.S. Institute of Peace offer two different answers.
The Pentagon claims to have built a better landmine that targets soldiers and spares civilians. These two leaders of the U.S. Campaign to Ban Landmines say: Back to the drawing board.
It's time to let Americans go to Cuba, erode the embargo and open the island to cultural and political currents that might bring pleasant and democratic winds of change.
The Democrats are missing yet another golden opportunity to distance themselves from the Bush foreign policy.