Issues / Human Rights
Before Obama's State of the Union address falls out of the news cycle, here are the foreign policy tidbits you need to remember.
The U.S. government couldn’t resist the temptation to conflate U.S.-Palestinian charities with terrorist organizations.
The fate of one Shi’ite cleric hangs over the Gulf like a sword of Damocles.
The U.S. government continues to turn a blind eye to the medieval forms of torture meted out by its Saudi allies.
There's a battle coming for the soul of Europe, and the far right is rallying like it's 1099.
The United States blocked the latest UN resolution to achieve peace between Israel and Palestine for the most disingenuous of reasons.
Four years later, it's clear that the Arab Spring didn’t stop U.S. support for friendly despots.
We can't let the goal of ending mass surveillance fall off the international human rights agenda.
Bullets and bombs can never silence the voices of laughter and friendship.
For some women in Iraq and Syria, the Islamic State offers something no one else has given them before: power.