The Winter Olympics in Sochi have brought renewed scrutiny to vulnerabilities that could undermine Russia's ongoing ambitions for international prestige.
The Obama administration’s pledge to restrain the global arms trade doesn't square with its aggressive promotion of U.S. arms exports.
Algeria descended into civil war when its military suppressed the country's democratically popular Islamists. Could the same happen in Egypt?
As the economies of Southeast Asia integrate, Thailand's social divide is as stark as ever.
A poet remembers Pete Seeger and her father.
The lumbering aircraft carrier known as the United States should be executing a pivot that lives up to its name: a shift from the martial to the pacific.
Former law professor Barack Obama went into surprising depth on issues of war and peace during his fifth State of the Union address. Here's how he should grade himself.
Washington's pursuit of trade with Colombia — encapsulated by the recent U.S.-Colombia free-trade agreement — is abetting human rights abuses and marginalizing Colombian activists.
The Obama administration's "Pacific Pivot" is wreaking environmental havoc on the pristine ecosystems of the Asia-Pacific region.
Honduras' new president, Juan Orlando Hernández, takes office amid rising tensions between developers on one side and indigenous and campesino communities on the other.