Regions / North America
The developed world has pledged $9.5 billion to help fight climate change. But it's going to take hundreds of billions more.
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.
The difficulties that Continental Army veterans experienced obtaining benefits mirror those of veterans today.
Japan’s war hawks and imperial apologists are alienating the country’s allies and making a confrontation with its rivals more likely.
We’re investing too much money and patriotic capital in trying to prop up nuclear weapons, which are arguably obsolete anyway.
Can China and the United States pivot without crashing into each other?
The U.S. has switched its intransigence toward Iran from enrichment capacity to sanctions.
2015 could yet see some significant developments—at least on issues where the White House and GOP are aligned.