Regions / North America
Much of North Korea's population is starving, yet its government pours money into missile and nuclear programs. Such behavior seems to be the height of irrationality. But North Korea is only following the international community's - especially America's - example.
The transnational is claiming that its modified seeds are the only solution to scarcity and rising grain prices.
Withholding their nuclear weapons isn't the only way states retard the progress of disarmament.
We can all participate in the first Global Day of Action on Military Spending.
Since it is the 200th anniversary of the British Luddite protests this month, that movement has been getting some attention.
The exhibition, "Artists in Exile: Forgotten Iraqi Refugees in Syria," seeks to bridge cultural gaps between the United States and Arab and Middle Eastern countries.
U.S. human rights groups reacted angrily to the Justice Department's announcement Monday that the self-acclaimed mastermind of the 9/11 attacks will be tried before a military commission at the Guantanamo detention facility in Cuba.
If the death of one man is a tragedy while the death of a million is a statistic then the attack on a single Qur'an is a tragedy while the attack on millions of Muslims is a foreign policy.
The U.S.-Algeria relationship, a marriage of convenience, was cemented after 9-11 by a what may have been a staged terrorist attack on the part of Algeria.
However much he's pushing the envelope, Pastor Terry Jones has the freedom to offend Islam.