Issues / Human Rights
The international community should consider humanitarian intervention in Libya only after a thorough assessment of means and ends.
Will activists in the Arab world bring about a new stage of democracy?
President Obama has squandered the good will he fostered with Latin America at the 2009 Summit of the Americas.
We must fight hard in our Age of Activism to construct a new political entity: the activist state. If we fail, we will slip, inexorably, into an Age of Apocalypse.
In 10 weeks of protests, Tunisians and Egyptians achieved for themselves what 10 years of bloodshed could not purchase for Pax Americana or its archenemy in Iraq or Afghanistan.
Croatian protesters, like their Middle Eastern counterparts, are challenging the rhetoric of stability and moderation as a vehicle for the entrenchment and enrichment of political elites.
Western media has been trying to take the Islam out of recent Arab uprisings.
Reason must not be supplanted by guilt.
Al Qaeda is itching to become a player in Libya.
Women human rights defenders have been threatened, tortured, raped, exiled, and assassinated. But they have not been silenced.