The United States is not heading toward a soft landing, according to a grim account of U.S. foreign policy follies.
The immediate future of Libya will be determined overwhelmingly by the Libyan people themselves. Critics of NATO's intervention in Libya should explain whether this outcome is unacceptable to them, and if so, why.
The NATO intervention in Libya is likely to produce a more militarized and insecure world, and this will be its most enduring legacy.
Dress them up in black, put some Goth makeup on them, give them a name like The Apocalyptics, and the Republican candidates would fit right in with the head-banger crowd.
What happened to the idea of saving money?
A new book describes an attempt to map uncontacted tribes in the Amazon without contacting them.
What we got from Durban was largely a set of promises to do something...some other time.
Millions of people have thronged the streets of cities all over the world this last year to protest the influence of money on power--the corruption in Mubarak's Egypt and Ben Ali's Tunisia, the malign effects of Wall Street and other financial institutions, the power elite in Russia.
23rd November 2011 was the first anniversary of the artillery exchange between the two Koreas around the island of Yeonpyeong off the west coast of Korea.
The images conjured up sordid memories of decades ago. Two young people laying dead on the ground, shot to death while heavily-armed state policemen were breaking up a public protest.