President Obama is definitely "into" Africa. Unfortunately that has translated into holding the door open for U.S. multinationals to do what outsiders have done for centuries: extract the continent’s wealth.
Four myths American exceptionalists peddle about the U.S. president and America's role in the world.
The simmering tensions in East Asia are echoes of Washington's Cold War intrigues—and the Pentagon's not-so-secret plans for battle with China.
The last time the U.S. accused Russia of downing a civilian airliner, nuclear war nearly broke out.
Decades of short-sighted, inhumane U.S. policies have brought a child refugee crisis to America's door.
Israel believes it can bomb Gazans into changing their interests. How long will Obama support this delusion?
Fighting corruption is a proven means to reduce inequality. But the issue has often been co-opted by elites looking to do just the opposite.
Despite its peace constitution, Japan boasts one of the largest militaries in the world.
On the outskirts of Europe people are literally dying to get in, while the core members of the EU are having second thoughts.
Adding yet more warfare to the current crisis in the Middle East will perpetuate exactly what the imperial powers set out to do: tear an entire region of the world asunder.