Former law professor Barack Obama went into surprising depth on issues of war and peace during his fifth State of the Union address. Here's how he should grade himself.
Washington's pursuit of trade with Colombia — encapsulated by the recent U.S.-Colombia free-trade agreement — is abetting human rights abuses and marginalizing Colombian activists.
The Obama administration's "Pacific Pivot" is wreaking environmental havoc on the pristine ecosystems of the Asia-Pacific region.
Honduras' new president, Juan Orlando Hernández, takes office amid rising tensions between developers on one side and indigenous and campesino communities on the other.
Four years since its devastating earthquake, progress in Haiti is slow and reconstruction efforts are lacking at best.
Are Rwanda's post-genocide youth programs paving the way for future unrest?
In light of competing historical narratives and a fraught political environment, can negotiators find a middle ground on the right of return for Palestinian refugees?
Blind to the political and economic sources of their troubles, many Europeans are lashing out at gays, Jews, migrants, and the European project itself.
If it weren't for decades of Western-backed political and economic repression, the Philippines might have joined the Asian Tigers years ago.
What is there to say to a man who has traversed such a world, whose hands and eyes have betrayed him?