Warnings about the human and environmental costs of “free trade” went unheeded. Now the most vulnerable Central Americans are paying the price.
Instead of encouraging Cuban doctors to defect, the United States should be working with them to stop the spread of Ebola.
With 43 disappeared student teachers presumed dead, Mexican popular resistance is creating new alternatives to the militarized narco-state.
Japan’s war hawks and imperial apologists are alienating the country’s allies and making a confrontation with its rivals more likely.
Can China and the United States pivot without crashing into each other?
Religious tensions, remnants of the police state, and a broken-down neoliberal economic model imperil Tunisia’s otherwise impressive democratic transition.
Backsliding reforms, attacks on civilians, and evidence of war crimes are among the troubling reports just ahead of President Obama’s visit to Burma.
Mass uprisings like the one that brought down the Soviet bloc are neither as rare — nor as spontaneous — as they first appear.
With a U.S.-trained military officer now running Burkina Faso, will Washington press for a democratic transition or legitimize a military coup?
An anonymous U.S. official caused a dustup when he called the Israeli prime minister "chickenshit." Others might have said worse.