The case of Timor-Leste proves once again how petroleum dependency turns out to be a curse rather than a blessing.
Some politicians and commentators have dismissed the recent British riots as pure criminality. But they ignore the politics at their own risk.
Governments kill on our behalf. This arrangement is a form of social contract, which means that governments are basically contract killers.
If Washington votes against Palestinian statehood at the UN General Assembly in September, Palestinians might again take to the streets.
After 42 years of Muammar el-Qaddafi, it is now long overdue for the Libyan people to determine their own destiny.
Some are arguing that the military budget can't be cut because it will cost jobs. This summary of a 2009 study shows that, compared to other forms of federal spending, the military budget is a very poor job creator indeed.
Why did Slovenia turn 25,000 residents into illegal immigrants overnight?
A call to Congress for a cease-fire in Libya, issued by U.S. Non-Governmental Organizations that support human rights and democracy in Africa.
China is rightly critical of U.S. economic behavior. But it should also be looking more carefully at its own economic challenges.
The disastrous failure of the drug war shows the necessity of a revamped U.S. policy approach.