Issues / Human Rights
In the run-up to the June 6 Baath Party Congress, Syrian President Bashar al-Asad is torn by competing forces.
With annual lending to Latin American countries surpassing $8 billion annually, the IDB has significant influence over the region’s economies.
The strong criticisms of Iran’s domestic politics that have been expressed by the President and his spokesmen are being beamed into Iran more vigorously than ever before.
The recently concluded Tenth Regional Congress of the Syrian Baath Party marks a watershed in the presidency of Bashar al-Asad.
The torture scandal rocking the U.S. and British militaries in the “war on terror” is shocking because of the serious breaches of international law involved.
Next steps on North Korea.
Clearly the time to think about negotiations and reconstruction in Nepal is before the shooting stops.
Will the parliamentary elections deepen democracy in Afghanistan?
Unleashing vengeance through overwhelming U.S. firepower will prove an ineffective and counterproductive response to this new scourge of international terrorism.
Bombings in Egypt expose weaknesses in U.S. counterterrorism policies.