What scared Washington most about Chavez was not his failures or idiosyncrasies. It was his success.
Comparing Hugo Chavez's accomplishments to his U.S. obits was like taking a trip through Alice's looking glass.
The road to peace in Korea runs through Washington, but women must steward it along the way.
Hugo Chavez put an end to the reign of neoliberal IMF policies that had impoverished the masses of Latin America.
After years of brutal austerity, collapsing economies, widespread unemployment, and shredding of the social safety net, Italians said "basta!" Enough!
Make no mistake: the Obama administration's "pivot to Asia" is all about containing China.
As pope, an African could provoke a subtle but important change in global attitudes toward Africa and focus more attention on a rising continent rich with promise and challenges alike.
Why is the Obama administration pressing Europeans to increase military spending? And what should it matter to Washington if Britain remains in the EU?
Western intervention--ostensibly on humanitarian grounds--is largely responsible for the Malian crisis in the first place.
One longs for the heyday of ancient Timbuktu, when African scholars pored studiously over learned manuscripts in quiet libraries.