The Obama administration says it wants to improve U.S. ties with Cuba, but its own policies are preventing the country from keeping its diplomatic facilities open.
Criminal indictments for defamation have more than doubled in South Korea, chilling free speech and giving pause to critics of President Park Geun-hye and her party.
On the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, a look at the grim prospects for disabled North Koreans.
The 10-year drone-war killing spree has unleashed the seeds of its own destruction: a nonviolent resistance movement.
The six-month interim agreement between Iran and the P5+1 powers will echo through the decades if it can bring Washington and Tehran in from the cold.
Somalia's power-sharing system has failed.
Palestinians should not lend their name to a charade of endless negotiations while historic Palestine disappears.
Is a green energy revolution on the global agenda?
We need a national climate response to match the scale of the Philippines typhoon and the extreme weather happening in other parts of the world.
A proposed canal in Nicaragua, built by China, is a tangible signal that the United States can't set the terms of the world economy forever.