Issues / Human Rights
The European Union has turned out to be not that different from the American neoliberal economic model.
Campaigns mounted to ask the candidates questions about human rights abuses and atrocities in places like Darfur, the Sudans, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo were ignored.
The six-way marriage (of Bosnia, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, and Slovenia) lasted for more than four decades before it fell apart in the least amicable way possible.
The most disturbing aspect of the final presidential debate was the similarity between the two candidates on many basic foreign policy issues.
Thanks to the crackdown, Bahrain is increasingly riven by sectarianism, with a more energized Sunni minority and a discredited Shia parliamentary bloc.
As chief prosecutor of the Yugoslav and Rwandan tribunals Carla Del Ponte found herself struggling uphill against institutional indifference and opposition.
Though a supporter of Israel's right to exist, George McGovern also became an outspoken opponent of its human rights abuses.
"Soldaten: On Fighting, Killing, and Dying" demonstrates the Wehrmacht's acquiescence to Third Reich atrocities.
In the foreign policy debates between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, expect these issues to get short thrift.
Bendjedid was considered by some to be Algeria's Ronald Reagan -- a man whose main skill consisted of acting out others' scripts.