U.S. security agencies are increasingly interested in the potential for conflict over water. But Washington continues to fundamentally misunderstand the root of the problem.
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Qatar's foreign policy is ambitious, creative, and rife with ambiguity.
Can a new book help shake the world's indifference to North Korea's prison camps?
Attacks from Iraq's Sunni militant groups are unlikely to provoke Shia reprisals. But what the violence can do is increase the chances that Iraqis will lose complete faith in their political leaders.
CODEPINK's Medea Benjamin explodes the many myths of drone warfare.
A new documentary takes three different looks at the Egyptian uprising.
I'd much rather that representatives of the world's nations gather on a regular basis to bore themselves to death in a conference rather than beat themselves to death in a war. Make resolutions, not war is the bumper sticker of the future.
The United States must stop supporting the perverse Colombian status quo that lies at the heart of the country's prolonged civil war.
When it comes to decisions that take lives on behalf of the American people, "moral rectitude" is no substitute for transparency in the Obama administration.