Issues / Human Rights
Obama's made a lot of Faustian bargains over the last seven years. But given his likely successors, what we got over the last two terms may be as good as it gets.
Despite the Iran nuclear deal, Washington greenlit the Saudi War against Yemen.
Nothing recruits terrorists like corrupt security forces committing human rights abuses with impunity.
Housing demolitions create an environment of constant anxiety for Palestinians in the West Bank and Jerusalem, increasing the likelihood of violent retaliation.
A few politicians and intellectuals decry "Islamofascists," but the real target of Islamophobia is the mainstream Islam of mosques, moderate imams, and your friendly Muslim neighbors.
The Islamic State’s atrocities provide cover for the almost equally brutal Jabhat al-Nusra to operate.
The Afars, a tightly knit Muslim minority in one of the most inhospitable corners of Africa, are determined to keep their home and the culture that sustains them.
A tribunal this year uncovered grave violations against the human, economic, and cultural rights of Filipinos by Washington and their own leaders.
As leaked documents obtained by the Intercept reveal, the drone war is likely creating more terrorists than it's killing.
By staging terror acts, the Islamic State invites retaliation against the state — and Caliphate — it’s taking great pains to create.