Obama has the best opportunity in decades to end the U.S.-Iran standoff.
The right-wing pro-Israel lobby AIPAC is slowly losing its bipartisan appeal. Here's why that's a good thing.
The path to a more equal world is steep, but the signposts are clearly marked.
Ahead of elections later this year, the state once dubbed "Europe's Last Dictatorship" is launching a fierce new crackdown on journalists and human rights defenders.
Thriftiness has served Germany well in the past, but the German culture of austerity suffers from selective memory.
Over 35,000 Eritrean refugees live in Israel today. Dubbed a "cancer" by right-wing politicians, just four have been granted asylum.
Nearly 100 percent of the murders in Honduras' second city go unsolved. Community development, not militarization, is the answer.
The new BRICS bank could rival the IMF or fall flat on its face. Either way, it's a sign of shifting global power and influence.
Even a superpower can’t maintain dominance in every domain and also effectively address big-ticket items like climate change.
Ecuador is marketing its lush rainforest to North American tourists. But there won't be much left if it drills for oil there.