Anti-democratic forces in both the United States and the Arab world are using widespread embassy protests to discredit the pro-democracy movement.
Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi has proved willing to act independently of Washington, but he's not about to leave the fold.
Afghanistan can't prosecute its way out of rampant corruption.
The Obama administration's military "pivot" to the Asia-Pacific region is opening up a new Cold War and trampling over the region's peoples.
Colombia's enormous population of internally displaced people is incredibly diverse, but all are subject to violence and degradation on a daily basis.
The 99 percent of black South Africans have not tasted the fruits of democracy and freedom.
Even House Republicans can't stomach spending $17,000 on a helicopter drip pan.
South Korea's conservative government is building a naval base on top of a wealth of natural treasures -- and it's dead set on keeping environmentalists out of the discussion.
With China and the United States enabling each other to avoid meaningful emission reductions, the rest of the developing world must take the lead.
Barack Obama is a smart guy. So why has he spent the last four years executing such a dumb foreign policy?