Issues / Human Rights
Are the chemical weapons that Syria possesses cause for intervention?
Conventional wisdom holds that NATO bombing saved countless lives.
Depriving it of funding is a key lever against the Assad regime.
It's not likely that an Occupy Pyongyang movement will set up tents in Kim Il Sung Square anytime soon. But the same widening inequalities that plague the United States and the global economy can also be found inside North Korea.
He continues to cater to Israel's sensitivities, no matter how irrational.
With two years to go before the World Cup in Brazil, already people are questioning the massive evictions caused by the Cup's enormous infrastructure projects and the legal privileges that must be conceded to the all-powerful FIFA, which has set itself up as a kind of super-state capable of imposing its own laws and special tribunals.
Libya's rampant acts of racism against dark-skinned Libyan civilians must be brought to the attention of the international community, who must address the problem and hold Libya accountable.
"Don't let the door hit you on the way out" sounds even worse in Arabic than in English.
To the West, Syria is a tale of two tales.
Anne-Marie Slaughter, former Director of Policy Planning for the Obama administration, advises bypassing the U.N. Security Council and intervening in Syria.