Regions / South Africa
Complex global challenges require committed activists who stand on principle as well as experts on the inside who can play the political game.
It’s tempting to use a harsh epithet like “terrorism” to describe the actions in Orlando. Perhaps “mass hate crime” would be more accurate.
The U.S.-Cuba deal proved the value of discreet, informal diplomacy. No shortage of other peace processes could begin the same way.
I'm collecting soil samples from every country in the world. Call it an effort to find common ground (literally).
The BRICS were well poised to rival the West's control of the global economy. But while they grapple with economic slowdowns and rising social tensions, other blocs of developing economies are rising to the fore.
If he wants to save his legacy on Africa, Barack Obama will have to be more than a shill for U.S. security firms and corporations.
Like Iran, South Africa doesn’t like being told what to do with its nuclear material by the United States, a country rich in all things nuclear.
The new BRICS bank could rival the IMF or fall flat on its face. Either way, it's a sign of shifting global power and influence.
A thousand poles are blooming as new international blocs like the Shanghai Cooperation Organization and the BRICS Development Bank emerge to challenge Western economic and military hegemony.
Can the BRICS wrest control of the global economy from the United States and Europe, or will their internal contradictions tear them apart?