It is perhaps hackneyed to refer to Syria as a tinderbox or a powder keg, but that's exactly what it is.
Despite hawkish new posturing from the U.S., China is still basically playing by Washington's rules when it comes to North Korea.
A U.S. military attack on Syria will not be to protect civilians—it will mean taking sides once again in a bloody, complicated civil war.
Is it possible to export the liberal arts to places that restrict civil liberties?
The peace movement has a vital stake in building a movement powerful enough to challenge those who would restrict voting rights or violate civil liberties with racial profiling.
We are like the British at the end of World War II: desperately trying to shore up an empire that we never needed and can no longer afford, using methods that often resemble those of failed empires of the past.
If Muslim Brotherhood leaders think that this crisis is similar to others in their troubled history, they are badly mistaken.
Washington should refrain from its interventionist instincts and acknowledge that this is a fight for Egyptians.
A look at Egypt's constitutional declaration suggests that the road out of military dictatorship is fraught with peril.
Israeli leaders constantly imagine themselves in the shoes of their Iranian counterparts and invariably conclude that it is only rational for the Islamic Republic to acquire the bomb.