Iranian President Hassan Rouhani promised greater media freedom. So, why are so many journalists in prison and the overall rights situation deteriorating?
The U.S. and its allies have funded a host of Syrian opposition councils that are more interested in seeking Western aid than serving the Syrian people.
After the war in Iraq, is it feasible to invoke the Responsibility to Protect doctrine to protect civilians from ISIS?
Human Rights Watch continues to face charges from activists, including Nobel Laureates, who say the group is too close to Washington to criticize U.S. foreign policy.
In a flagrant violation of international law, Israel's assault on Gaza has killed hundreds of civilians and devastated civilian infrastructure.
A two-year-old executive order has helped thousands of undocumented young people plan for their future, but their plans could be erased with the stroke of a pen.
Obama has few good options in Iraq, but the worst choice would be emulating George W. Bush.
Iraq's dire refugee crisis is posing a humanitarian and political challenge to the Obama administration.
Hillary Clinton's Central American foreign policy blunder ought to darken her presidential prospects.
In just five years, Syria has gone from being the world’s second-largest host of refugees to the second-largest producer of them.