Humanitarian intervention in Libya and elsewhere has led to an intensification of human rights violations, the erosion of the UN's authority, and the expansion of the reach of great powers.
The assassination of Ahmed Wali Karzai is certain to destabilize Kandahar, making the need for talks with the Taliban evermore likely.
Despite Washington's newfound war fatigue, there are no signs that U.S. militarism is on the wane.
President Obama is reversing his earlier commitment to a new kind of trade relationship with the world by pushing three ill-conceived FTAs.
Whistleblowers have unearthed the widespread use of Agent Orange by the U.S. military in Korea.
Nine people were killed when Israel intercepted Gaza-bound aid ships last year. Now a new flotilla is planned, but Instead of condemning the murder, the Obama administration appears to be giving the right-wing Israeli government a green light to flout international law and human rights.
Although China still attracts major foreign investment, fears that its model will not last have prompted capital flows to other rising countries like Brazil and Indonesia.
The president and the clerics have squared off in Tehran. Will it push Iran over the edge?
The global arms race is booming in the Middle East, and no country has been a bigger buyer in recent years than the United Arab Emirates.
Sexual violence is not a byproduct of war or an uncontrolled act by rogue soldiers, but a war crime committed primarily against women.