Issues / Human Rights
The Arab revolts disrupted a dispiriting pattern in the Arab world, and these political and intellectual challenges continue to resonate.
The U.S. nuclear-weapons program is awash in nuclear-warhead triggers.
The United States makes a weak case for the possession and use of nuclear weapons.
Iran scores low on the West's unspoken rationality and ethics indexes.
The Republican National Committee adopted a resolution that's pro Israeli annexation of Palestinian territories and con an Israel-Palestine two-state solution.
The victory of Islamists in Egypt is a victory for democracy.
The majority won by the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt's parliamentary elections presents its ruling junta with challenges.
Can Nigeria's government manage public dissatisfaction with the economy, ethnic divisions, and the violent Boko Haram? An interview with former ambassador to Nigeria John Campbell.
Who shot down President Habyarimana's plane, triggering the 1994 genocide? A report by two French judges has definitively resolved one of the controversial mysteries of the late 20th century. Gerry Caplan considers the implications in the light also of the extradition of alleged genocidaire Leon Mugesera.
Why is the New York Times still concealing the role that the United States played in the 1965 Indonesia coup?