Regions / North America
Few images from the last days of the Cold War are as enduring in the West as the fall of the Berlin Wall. But in Central and Eastern Europe, a more complex picture emerges.
Backsliding reforms, attacks on civilians, and evidence of war crimes are among the troubling reports just ahead of President Obama’s visit to Burma.
Four Months into Iraq War 3.0, the cracks are showing -- on the battlefield and at the Pentagon.
With a U.S.-trained military officer now running Burkina Faso, will Washington press for a democratic transition or legitimize a military coup?
An anonymous U.S. official caused a dustup when he called the Israeli prime minister "chickenshit." Others might have said worse.
Unfortunately, a lot more than battlefield requirements goes into the design of war planes.
In calling out corporations for profiting off child labor, Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi recognized that you can't have peace without justice.
The Pentagon is long overdue for an audit of its $555 billion budget, but Congress has failed to hold it accountable.
The murder and disappearance of students from Ayotzinapa is raising questions once again about the complicity of law enforcement and public officials in Mexico's drug wars.
The Obama administration is making it harder for Central Americans to get refugee status.