Issues / Human Rights
Washington's poor response to the Arab Spring has severely damaged its ability to mediate the situation in Syria.
The assumption of power by Syrian President Assad's father, Hafez, came at ironic cost to his own people, the Alawites.
The prisoner exchange between Israel and Hamas reflects the power of occupation and the power of changing circumstances.
Economic deprivation planted the seeds for the bloom of totalitarianism that led to World War II.
On the Walk of Shame, poets visit the embassies of Burma, Yemen, and Turkmenistan to read aloud the poems that can't be read inside those countries.
A poem about genocide read in front of the Burmese embassy on the Poetry Walk of Shame.
Jobs certainly thought differently, but the company he created acted the same as the competition.
"To die of hunger is to be assassinated." Alberto Morlachetti
Sen. Joseph Lieberman has reportedly become the first U.S. senator to call publicly for military intervention in Syria.
For the second year in a row, U.S. President Barack Obama has waived a Congressionally-mandated ban on military aid for four countries that use child soldiers.