Regions / Africa
If even Saudi Arabia is ready to move away from its reliance on petroleum, we're indeed entering a new world — one in which the titans of oil production will no longer hold sway over our lives.
A nuclear ban treaty is a small, but important, step towards nuclear disarmament.
Many of the GOP front-runner's worst proposals are playing out already.
The logic of military spending leads countries to effectively destroy their own property and burn down their own villages.
Human rights is an essential part of implementing the new climate accord.
From suicide bombers in the Middle East to drone operators in the United States, youth-on-youth violence has become epidemic.
The Ethiopian government is cracking down on journalists and NGOs. Where's the outrage from the international community?
Nuclear weapons are equally as devastating and diffuse in their effects as biological and chemical weapons.
When the president wants to fulfill a constitutional duty — like nominating a Supreme Court justice — Congress is up in arms. When he launches a blatantly unconstitutional war, it shrugs.
Can the UN secretary-general's ill-advised trip to North Africa nevertheless pave the way to a settlement of the dispute over Western Sahara?