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.
Nuclear disarmament requires movement forward on controlling conventional weapons, argues columnist Frida Berrigan. And the best hope for conventional arms control might be linking it to nuclear abolition.
President Obama is on the verge of making a profound mistake by sending more troops to Afghanistan, argues columnist Conn Hallinan.
Guest columnist Sarah Anderson served on an Obama advisory group on economic policy. Here's the inside story.
The long-term effects of allowing the economic crisis to erode labor rights and further impoverish an already-stricken nation will only lead to instability throughout the region.