Mandela's first visit to the U.S. in 1990s revealed how much America had yet to learn about the anti-apartheid leader who had captured the nation's imagination.
To support women's rights in Egypt, the international community must condemn state violence, support civil society, and work for economic justice.
Tunisia's stagnant economy could also stagnate its democracy--the good news is Washington can actually help.
The Supreme Court overturned a mandate that certain organizations receiving HIV/AIDS funding state their opposition to prostitution.
Let's resist the temptation to intervene in Syria. This time, let's say 'lesson learned.'
The carbon trade doesn't just fail to address climate change. In countries like Honduras, it funnels cash to notorious human rights abusers and threatens vital resources.
Iran's June 14 presidential election results, announced the day after voting was held, were nothing less than a political earthquake.
The root of the sexual assault crisis plaguing the military lies in militarism itself.
As they go to the polls, ordinary Iranians understand that one of the most salient facts of life in Iran--the international sanctions regime--will not be on the ballot.
Iraq's Kurds may at last have their own state. But is it the one they wanted?