Issues / Human Rights
On his first day in office, President Barack Obama promised that he would close the Bush-era prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, "as soon as practicable" and "no later than one year from the date of this order."
Intolerance and bigotry lie at the root of Islamophobia -- that and a thousand years of protracted conflict and bloodshed.
Only with a more credible Yemeni government can the West effectively counter al-Qaeda on the Arabian Peninsula.
Development experts are about to give Haiti the same disastrous prescription for reform. But Haitians could still build a very different post-earthquake society.
Mac McClelland, author of the new book 'For Us Surrender is Out of the Question,' talks about why the media is missing a major story in Burma.
It looked peaceful on the surface. But as Laura Carlsen reports, the Colombia elections were anything but.
Cuban-American poet Virgil Suarez talks about the literal and literary bridges between Cuba and America.
The Obama administration is trying to bury the Armenia genocide resolution -- just like every previous administration.
The United States is scrambling to make sure that the looming break-up of south and north Sudan in 2011 is as peaceful as possible.
The president couldn't answer a simple question about Israel and Egypt, which speaks volumes about U.S. human rights policy.