Regions / North America
The Obama administration’s pledge to restrain the global arms trade doesn't square with its aggressive promotion of U.S. arms exports.
A studied refusal to pay attention to South Sudan's colonial history helped ignite the current crisis.
More funding for nuclear weapons (please, no) would probably go further towards improving missileers’ morale than a boost in pay.
A poet remembers Pete Seeger and her father.
The lumbering aircraft carrier known as the United States should be executing a pivot that lives up to its name: a shift from the martial to the pacific.
The Amanda Knox case should serve as a clarion call for fair judicial outcomes for everyone everywhere, including in the U.S.
Can international capital explain why Canada has become so subservient to the U.S. in Afghanistan and beyond?
Our privacy is getting hit from two sides — from corporations as well as the government.
Former law professor Barack Obama went into surprising depth on issues of war and peace during his fifth State of the Union address. Here's how he should grade himself.
Washington's pursuit of trade with Colombia — encapsulated by the recent U.S.-Colombia free-trade agreement — is abetting human rights abuses and marginalizing Colombian activists.