With Osama bin Laden's demise, it's high time that our leaders realize that short-term gains from alliances with tyrannical regimes aren't worth the long-term problems they foster.
Turkey has been knocking for 50 years on the door of the European Union. When will Europe act in its own self-interest and open up?
Dan Plesch examines the origins of the United Nations and how this alliance led to victory over the Axis powers and to a stable post-war international system.
The crisis in Abyei requires an immediate international response.
Sami al-Hajj, an Al Jazeera cameraman held at Guantanamo Bay for six years, was detained because of his "intelligence value" rather than any alleged wrongdoing.
What we can learn from Serbia and its recent arrest of Ratko Mladic.
The IMF has been violating women since 1945.
The United States must stop providing military support for the autocratic regime in Yemen.
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni's violent crackdown of ongoing protests is creating an uncomfortable situation for the United States, which views Museveni as a key regional ally.
Across Africa, China has become known as the agent of mass construction, wisely bartering infrastructural development - chiefly mining-specific - for long-term access to strategic resources.