Issues / Human Rights
The United States wants to lease Colombian military bases, but a coalition of activists from the two countries are saying no. And they have the Colombian constitution on their side.
Attacking Cordoba House, the Ground Zero Islamic Center, may sabotage U.S. national security.
The United States bombed Cambodia and supported the Khmer Rouge after its fall from power. Why are Washington and the mainstream media ignoring this complicity?
In occupied Iraq, the population living in urban slums has skyrocketed. Why haven't we heard more about this shocking statistic?
Agribusiness, an industry that found a way to profit during the Vietnam War, is emerging as a beneficiary of U.S. post-conflict policies in the Middle East as well.
Jews who hold Jews to a higher standard are playing a dangerous game.
Opposition to the "Ground Zero mosque" has emboldened Americans to oppose mosques in their own towns.
Since the 1994 coup d'etat that saw President Yahya Jammeh rise to power, the Gambian media has been forced to work under repressive and restrictive conditions.
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.
Promise of a collaborative foreign policy and focus on land reforms at home provide a glimmer of hope for new Colombian president Juan Santos's administration.