Issues / Human Rights
The MEK has been stranded in Iraq by the United States.
Is detente with Burma just around the corner?
Deposed Tunisian President Zine al Abedine Ben Ali left a legacy of repression, torture, and death.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu throws in with Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman on legislation targeting dissident NGO's.
A new collection of source documents shows that torture is nothing new in American history.
Defending itself is not the only motivation for Iran's retaliation if Israel mounts an airstrike against it.
Journalism is in crisis and it must be reinvented for its own good and for the good of society as a whole.
Sometimes, just when you least expect it, symbolism steps right up and coldcocks you. So how about this headline for - in the spirit of our last president - ushering America's withdrawal from Iraq right over the nearest symbolic cliff: "U.S. empties biggest Iraq base, takes Saddam's toilet." They're talking about Victory Base, formerly - again in the spirit of thoroughly malevolent symbolism - Camp Victory, the enormous American military base that sits at the edge of Baghdad International Airport and that we were never going to leave.
Many Afghans are angry at Pakistan for aiding the Taliban.
The U.S. will likely leave Syria to the Arab League and avoid pressing SCAF over transparency in the upcoming Egyptian elections.