Issues / Human Rights
It's hard to imagine a more frustrating situation than the Syrian conflict.
North Koreans now know more about the outside world than ever before. So, why haven't they changed their regime?
IPS' Foreign Policy In Focus hosted two of Liberia's premier civil society leaders for a briefing on extractive industries and land grabs -- and an honest assessment of President Sirleaf.
The Mexican left is fighting a long political tradition of corruption and electoral fraud.
Haiti badly needs to provide for its own security, but it should avoid reconstituting its coup-prone army.
Actually, it's those who use the Holocaust to their own ends that they oppose.
The history of human rights is not just about Jimmy Carter and Vaclav Havel.
If we truly believe in the value of democracy, the value of freedom, and the power of the people's voice, we will support Egypt and its new president on their journey toward a free and democratic society.
U.S. security agencies are increasingly interested in the potential for conflict over water. But Washington continues to fundamentally misunderstand the root of the problem.
The C.I.A. is evaluating Syrian rebels to see which groups qualify for arms aid.