Issues / Human Rights
U.S. foreign policy is anything but demilitarized. But where the Bush team saw every problem as a nail, the Obama team wields more than just a hammer.
Despite the Western claim that the dispute with Iran over nuclear research rests on it, the NPT is largely a means of maintaining Western nuclear-weapons superiority.
For North Korea to rise higher on the list of U.S. priorities, Washington policymakers will have to stop considering it in isolation.
The president of Haiti—a country with no external threats, a history of military repression, and an abundance of more pressing problems—is rebuilding the once-banished Haitian military.
Disaster relief has increasingly become part of the justification for increased U.S. troop deployments in the Asia-Pacific region.
Change won't come to America's broken immigration system from policymakers. It will come from organizers.
Major Indian publisher capitulates to right-wing Hindu group.
Some African economies would need to grow at the impossible rate of seven percent to meet the Millennium Development Goal for poverty eradication.
Russia’s Olympic success and growth are meaningless if xenophobia continues to dominate its society.
Russia’s President Putin may have induced Ukraine’s President Yanukovych to crack down violently on protesters.