Issues / Human Rights
Obama's historic speech in Cairo marked a new beginning, but it will take action to translate his new vision into a reality.
It's not terrorism or trade that matters most in the Maghreb, but self-determination for the Sahrawis of Western Sahara.
The international community has promised assistance to refugees in Congo. But not much has reached them.
The United States must help poor countries deal with the impact of climate change.
Serious work was done at the recent UN conference on racism, and the boycotters have egg on their face.
Organizing is still a life-threatening proposition in many workplaces around the world.
He's better than his predecessor, but whether he's adding to an already gargantuan Pentagon budget or sending more troops to Afghanistan, Obama has maintained some disturbing continuities with Bush-era policies.
Obama should end the institutional impunity to which American commanders and U.S. military allies have become accustomed.
The U.S. should participate in the upcoming Durban Review Conference in Geneva.
Heres the good, the bad, and whats next.