The unrest gripping Turkey has less to do with Islam than with the AKP’s policies of privatization, its push to centralize authority in the hands of the country’s executive branch, and its silencing of the media.
In the upcoming Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, the issue will be what it has always been: will there be an end to the Israeli occupation and an agreement on the borders of a Palestinian state?
China’s aggressive territorial claims, Washington's "pivot" to Asia, and Japan’s hawkish bluster add up to a volatile brew in the Asia-Pacific.
Obama's decision to arm the Syrian rebels will likely escalate the conflict and torpedo any possibility for a political solution.
With a million people demonstrating in the streets of Brazil, everyone's scrambling to understand how a 20-cent bus fare hike turned into a social revolt.
There is no reason to continue the bloodshed in Afghanistan, which all the parties recognize will not alter the final outcome a whit.
The rise of Japan's reactionary right suggests that the country has yet to come to terms with its actions in World War II.
What can we do in Syria? Unfortunately, not much.
The U.S. government stands alone among major world governments in refusing to recognize the results of the recent Venezuelan presidential election
In the current crisis on the Korean peninsula, the Obama administration is virtually repeating the 2004 Bush playbook.