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If Obama thought his short pass through Pacific would boost the much-vaunted U.S. “pivot” to Asia, he soon discovered that the world is not cooperating with his best-laid plans.
Europe is way ahead of the U.S. in curbing dangerous high-speed financial speculation that adds nothing of value to the economy.
To avoid the escalation in east-west tensions, both Putin and Obama need to view each other with a great deal more clarity and understanding.
Unless every nation ramps down military spending and invests in clean energy, we’ll all lose the next big war over the fate of the Earth without even firing a shot.
By linking itself to Washington in its territorial disputes with China, the Philippines risks getting caught up in a superpower conflict.
Iraqi-American poet Dunya Mikhail talks about her experiences writing provocative poetry in two different countries.
Human rights defenders in Guatemala are facing the worst environment since the civil war.
Iraq’s Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki may not be as bad as Saddam Hussein, but he’s only slightly less worse.
We're in the middle of a sixth mass extinction, and this will be the first one—and possibly the last—we will witness as human beings.
How an Iranian nuclear-weapons program became accepted wisdom.