Regions / United Kingdom
The rationale that Islamist extremists offer for civilian casualties is nothing new.
Borders in Europe may appear immutable, but of course they are not.
A studied refusal to pay attention to South Sudan's colonial history helped ignite the current crisis.
After a contentious and disputed election, Nepal's centrist parties are struggling to reach an accord with the Maoists who helped bring down the country's monarchy.
Though Western leaders now lionize Nelson Mandela, the only leaders who stood up for his struggle when it counted were those most demonized by the West.
With support from Moscow, Washington, and the former imperial capitals no longer assured, armed groups in Africa now compete for riches in diamond mines, gold pits, oil wells, and rare earth deposits.
Starting on November 17, the British launched the single most intensive bombing attack on a city in World War II.
There's still no credible evidence that the NSA's massive digital surveillance has disrupted any terrorist plots.
So much for the “coalition of the willing.”
File under Even Bigger Threats Than Thought: drones to civilians, Morsi to Egyptians.