The western hemisphere’s preoccupation with the drug war is sapping resources that could be better employed to meet other security challenges.
Rajiv Chandrasekaran's new book, Little America: The War within the War for Afghanistan, details the bureaucratic infighting that sunk America's war in Afghanistan.
Anyone who thinks military rule bends toward democracy in Egypt has misread the country's history.
China’s broken and thuggish legal system is producing a new brand of “terrorism.”
Al-Qaeda's power has waned in Mali, but unresolved ethnic conflicts still threaten the country after 16 months of civil war, a military coup, and French military intervention.
Sorry John Kerry: Until negotiations are based not on U.S. support for Israeli power but on international law, the “peace process” will continue to fail.
The best thing the American Empire can do is prepare the world for its eventual collapse.
Although known for decades for its oppressive behavior, Myanmar's government is capable of very little when it comes to conserving natural resources, promoting development, and protecting citizens.
In 2013, Planet Earth isn’t big enough to protect dissidents like Edward Snowden.
Nelson Mandela has long enjoyed the support of Fidel Castro, and many right-wing Cuban Americans have never forgiven the anti-apartheid leader for it.