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?
Jeremy Scahill's 'Dirty Wars' conveys the sinister, unaccountable, and deadly power concentrated in the halls of Washington that now threatens the planet.
Bradley Manning Has Done More for U.S. Security than SEAL Team 6
The British government's offer to pay reparations to colonial-era torture victims in Kenya dispels the notion that British colonialism was any better than the rest.
A poem: To all the men and women who sing change change change Mee-ahn mar--we never heard of you before.
This week's summit between the presidents of the U.S. and China is being welcomed as a virtually unprecedented opportunity for each side.
Something is dreadfully wrong with Hungary--and it could spread to the rest of Europe.
Sierra Leone may be slowly transcending its ethnic-based politics, but poverty remains an omnipresent threat to its development and democracy.
For the first time in history, the $70-billion global arms trade will be regulated by international law.