The U.S.-backed Afghan government of Hamid Karzai is stamping out local government, which only inflames the country's insurgency.
Although the prospects for an independent state in Syrian Kurdistan remain dim, unprecedented Kurdish autonomy will likely result from the conflict
When it comes to foreign policy, significant transformation is as unlikely in Washington as it is in Pyongyang.
Unconditional U.S. support gave the Israelis the confidence that they could literally get away with murder, even if it involved a U.S. citizen.
Peru is grappling with a host of issues stemming from its violent struggle against insurgent movements.
A remarkable documentary offers a rare look at the women's side of the mosque.
A new book argues that there's been nothing visionary about Barack Obama's foreign policy.
The radicalization and internationalization of Syria's armed opposition have exacerbated the fears of Turkey's minority communities.
As the post-9-11 wars finally begin to end, we can shrink the Pentagon budget. Here is a three-part strategy for replacing the jobs currently dependent on military production we don't need.
In the cargo-container communities of Japan's disaster areas, one finds echoes of post-Katrina New Orleans.