Issues / Human Rights
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.
Labor's foreign policy and the split in the AFL-CIO.
John Bolton's first order of business.
Bush's harsh words and threats seem awkward in a region where Washington's closest allies (Egypt, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Tunisia, and Jordan) hold utterly meaningless ballots.