If the U.S. wants to mediate a long-lasting peace in Israel-Palestine, it must negotiate with Hamas.
U.S. civil society is more critical of Israeli actions in Palestine than ever. When will the U.S. government catch up?
A showdown looms over Hong Kong’s democratic demands and Beijing’s apparent determination to thwart them.
TV pundits and analysts could use a reality check when it comes to Obama's use of military force.
Russia's energy-heavy economy could suffer from Bulgaria's decision to stop construction of the South Stream pipeline.
Is the conflict in South Sudan the opening salvo in the battle for a continent?
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani promised greater media freedom. So, why are so many journalists in prison and the overall rights situation deteriorating?
The U.S. and its allies have funded a host of Syrian opposition councils that are more interested in seeking Western aid than serving the Syrian people.
After the war in Iraq, is it feasible to invoke the Responsibility to Protect doctrine to protect civilians from ISIS?
Human Rights Watch continues to face charges from activists, including Nobel Laureates, who say the group is too close to Washington to criticize U.S. foreign policy.