Issues / Human Rights
The West has never had any plans to bring freedom and democracy to Middle Eastern countries.
Tunisian women were at the forefront of their revolution, and they are trying to make their voices heard in the transition as well.
Restrictions on comings and goings from Gaza may be threatening the financial stability of Hamas.
U.S. support for dictators is nothing new, of course.
Most U.S. foreign aid is not meant to address poverty.
Lebanon's complexity can be sorted out when viewed through the lens of history.
In a new special focus on Islamophobia, Foreign Policy In Focus interviews prolific author and professor John Esposito about prevailing political and media myths about Muslims and the Muslim world.
Norway divests itself of holdings in companies that violate humanitarian principles.
The "Tunisian Miracle" of dictator Ben Ali offered economic progress in exchange for civil liberties and thus sowed the seeds of discord.
Chinese premier Hu Jintao may not be as powerful as the world thinks.