With development assistance slashed, the face of U.S. diplomacy in the region will more often be wearing a uniform.
Father Miguel D'Escoto Brockmann was a man who spoke truth to power and expected others to do the same.
The more immediate danger is that as America's soft power crumbles, the White House will lean harder on hard power — with predictably grim results.
As the tide of American empire recedes, the Golden Arches remain in place.
South Korea can take the lead in establishing better relations with North Korea.
Five decades of occupation have turned military violence into the norm for Palestinian children.
Goodbye Pacific pivot, hello Pacific retreat?
The "war on terror" has killed millions of innocent people. You don't have to be a "bad Muslim" to oppose that.
The Obama administration could have done more to stop climate change. The Trump administration couldn't have done less.
In 45 countries, U.S. military bases prop up undemocratic regimes of all sorts, while often interfering with local campaigns for democracy.