Politics is much like physics, columnist Conn Hallinan argues: for every reaction there is an equal and opposite reaction. And NATO is generating just such a reaction.
Misplaced money, cost overruns, contractors gone wild: the Pentagon is in dire need of austerity and oversight.
The World Bank and the IMF are the real culprits behind the current food crisis, argues columnist Walden Bello.
The Mexican government wants to put its national oil industry into private hands, reports columnist Laura Carlsen, but it's going to be a tough sell.
A decade after India and Pakistan exploded their nuclear devices, the cloud that still hangs over South Asia is growing darker.
In a shifting political landscape, columnist Michael Klare points out, mammoth energy reserves are increasingly more important than huge military arsenals.
There's no light at the end of the tunnel, laments columnist Conn Hallinan in a comparison of the battle of Basra to the Tet offensive.
In his swan song, the U.S. president is trying to twist a few last arms across the Atlantic.
The threat of global warming, argues columnist Walden Bello, requires a fundamental shift in the global economic system.
Five years after the U.S. invasion of Iraq, observes columnist Zia Mian, the costs of war stagger the imagination.