Issues / Human Rights
Valentine Mitiev, expert on regional minority issues
An interview on anti-Americanism, Islam, and Istanbul.
With his preference for diplomacy over militarism, we must neither be naïve about Barack Obama's limitations nor cynical about his potential.
Bhutto's assassination seems all too familiar, given the large number of murdered third-world leaders, while the possible repercussions of her death may come as a surprise.
Barack Obama on the Middle East: Is it wise to hope that as president, Obama would be more progressive than he is letting on?
There's no question that the Congressman's personal history is both courageous and noble but most peace and justice activists have found Lantos as a very inconsistent human rights advocate.
Unfortunately, the current wave of violence is seen by many Kenyans as payback time.
The charismatic populist's positions on many domestic policy issues may warrant progressives' support, but his foreign policy record is decidedly mixed.
When it comes to human rights around the world, Hillary Clinton is little more than Bush Lite.