If Obama thought his short pass through Pacific would boost the much-vaunted U.S. “pivot” to Asia, he soon discovered that the world is not cooperating with his best-laid plans.
Europe is way ahead of the U.S. in curbing dangerous high-speed financial speculation that adds nothing of value to the economy.
Throughout Europe, extremist right-wing parties have been on the rise and radical ideas are gaining traction.
Unless every nation ramps down military spending and invests in clean energy, we’ll all lose the next big war over the fate of the Earth without even firing a shot.
Iraqi-American poet Dunya Mikhail talks about her experiences writing provocative poetry in two different countries.
Do the stalled Israeli-Palestinian peace talks herald the end of the two-state solution? If so, what comes next?
Human rights defenders in Guatemala are facing the worst environment since the civil war.
Climate change is already wreaking havoc on the Caribbean's vital fishing, tourism, and agriculture industries.
International law expert Reza Nasri explains Iran's distrust of international media, institutions, and NGOs.
If the U.S. wants Cuba to release USAID contractor Alan Gross, it should give up its own political prisoners from Cuba.