"Where it cuts across the island of New Guinea, the 141st meridian east remains one of colonial cartography's more arbitrary yet effective of boundaries."
In this excerpt from a new graphic novel, a young protester goes missing after a mass demonstration in the aftermath of Iran's 2009 elections.
Christian Parenti's new book looks at the intersection of climate change and conflict.
A free-trade deal would normalize Panama's status as a notorious tax haven for U.S.-based corporations.
How does the principle of "first do no harm" come up against the problem of ruthless leaders?
Predictions of economic decline and regime change in China have become increasingly popular. Hard times ahead? Almost certainly. Regime change? Not so likely.
In the face of a disturbing past and widespread apathy, leftist students struggle to encourage political action on campus.
This is, of course, the week before the tenth anniversary of the day that "changed everything."
Critics have wrongly attacked U.S. legislation designed to regulate minerals imported from Congo.
A more stable U.S.-China relationship is needed to avoid great-power conflict in the South China Sea.