Issues / Human Rights
In 2009, Bulgarian pessimism was worse than that of Iraqis and Afghans.
A coherent, well-orchestrated plan for disarmament, demobilization, and reintegration of rebel forces and extremists must accompany any intervention in Mali.
President Obama's selection of John Kerry as the next secretary of state sends the wrong signal to America's allies and adversaries alike.
Vladimir Putin's pledge to improve the Russian child welfare system parallels his intention to fill the void left by not renewing Nunn-Lugar.
The burden is on those of us who advocate gun control to prove that deterrence doesn't work with firearms.
The Roma continue to be marginalized in Bulgaria.
After the fact, torture can only be dealt with by staring directly into the nightmare that changed us.
The war on the narcotraffickers also serves as a pretext for militarizing areas of Mexico that have strong traditions of social resistance.
Rape may have reached its tipping point in India with the brutality of a recent incident.
Russian officials seek to create the Dima Yakovlev List in retaliation to the Magnitsky list.