A few Americans are held hostage by al-Qaeda. The rest of us are held hostage by the U.S. overreliance on military force.
Western-style democracies — not the dictatorships they replaced — have allowed deeply undemocratic economic systems to flourish. So what's to be done?
Ferguson put America's racial apartheid on the global stage.
Democracy has become more about bureaucratic procedure and less about the people.
Today, Asia is like the Kardashian clan: wealthy, contentious, and all up in the public’s face.
As the climate warms and the ice melts, the Arctic could become the next great theater of global cooperation—or a battlefield.
Few images from the last days of the Cold War are as enduring in the West as the fall of the Berlin Wall. But in Central and Eastern Europe, a more complex picture emerges.
Four Months into Iraq War 3.0, the cracks are showing -- on the battlefield and at the Pentagon.
In the "fast-fast" political culture of South Korea, some leaders are patiently—and effectively—making strides for democracy, clean energy, and maybe even peace.
The countries of the former Warsaw Pact are not knuckling under to pressure from Russia. They're trying to avoid a new cold war.