For the second year in a row, U.S. President Barack Obama has waived a Congressionally-mandated ban on military aid for four countries that use child soldiers.
Noam Chomsky updates his classic text with reflections on the death of Osama bin Laden.
A British artist offers citizenship to all in his new island country.
A little-noted energy agenda moving rapidly forward in Afghanistan could exacerbate insecurity and instability, and ensure a prolonged U.S. and foreign military presence.
Can Washington move from Pacific power to Pacific partner?
Is political Islam poised to "hijack" the Arab Spring, and why does that scare so many people?
A new book shows the struggle of Mexico's indigenous communities to preserve and celebrate their way of life in the face of predatory development.
The past week has seen the United States effectively relinquish its role as the key negotiator of Middle East peace as the Palestinians, ignoring President Barack Obama's entreaties, announced their decision to pursue UN membership and be recognized as an independent state.
This article examines why, in the midst of an unprecedented cascade of disasters, natural and nuclear, the Kan problem trumped all others.
'With her death on 30 August 2011, Wambui Otieno-Mbugua joins the pantheon of African women activists who devoted their lives to struggles against colonial and post-independence political regimes and against systems that favoured and still do favour men over women,' writes Elsie Cloete.