Regions / United States
The administration's push to ram massive new trade and investment deals through Congress is an unambiguous concession to corporate power.
Washington's support for Yemen's former dictatorship — and of Saudi efforts to sideline the country's nonviolent pro-democracy movement — helped create the current crisis.
An ill-advised American-supported Ethiopian invasion transformed Al-Shabab from a marginal player into a major force.
The Iran nuclear deal could provide momentum for a nuclear weapons-free Middle East — and eventually a nuclear-free world.
The road ahead for U.S.-Cuban relations is rocky, but at least it's new.
Obama's no peace president, but he's won important diplomatic victories. Will they survive the 2016 election?
Aggression by a state, once considered just an act of war, ultimately became viewed as a pathological act.
Future generations are inexorably influenced by the decisions we make — or fail to — today.
Nuclear weapons may not be abolished until a more efficient weapon of mass destruction is devised to replace them.
It is not between fundamentalist Muslims and Western governments.