The Pentagon is now calling its operation in Iraq "New Dawn." But for Iraqis, as columnist Frida Berrigan points out, it just means same occupiers, different day.
From Okinawa to Guam, citizens are making the best-laid Pentagon plans go awry.
Mexico's drug war is a failure. Ciudad Juarez, Laura Carlsen points out, is the epicenter of this failure.
The two most populous countries in the world have a great trade relationship. But, as columnist Conn Hallinan explains, they are also on the verge of war.
Like Hamlet, Shakespeare's conflicted Prince of Denmark, China was caught between conflicting currents in Copenhagen. Its failure to manage these challenges, argues columnist Walden Bello, led to its biggest diplomatic debacle in years.
The Obama administration has failed to close the facility by its own deadline. Columnist Frida Berrigan examines what went wrong.
India and Pakistan continue to prepare for war even though the majority of people in both countries want peace, reports columnist Zia Mian.
The recent elections are the latest act in the Honduran theater of the absurd, reports columnist Laura Carlsen.
The president's goals in escalating the war in Afghanistan are deeply flawed. Just ask the Russians.
The negotiators in Copenhagen are likely to address only half the story, argues columnist Walden Bello.