Issues / Human Rights
Libya's first democratic election went comparatively smoothly. But it's what comes next that poses the greater challenge.
States acquire WMD both for national security and to ensure that the ruling regime survives.
International law exists in theory, not practice.
Dresden and drones are a false equivalency.
His image isn't bolstered by the latest rash of defections, but President Assad cares little about Western perceptions.
The Senate makes political hay over the martyrdom of Russian whistleblower Sergei Magnitsky.
The PA has total control over neither its own funds nor its security forces.
Forty years later, unexploded bombs from America's secret war in Laos continue to kill dozens each year.
Islamist militias have defeated Tuaregs struggling to establish a homeland in Mali.
The Honduran military not only ousted a president. It has militarized society by elbowing aside the police.