The Arab revolts disrupted a dispiriting pattern in the Arab world, and these political and intellectual challenges continue to resonate.
The victory of Islamists in Egypt is a victory for democracy.
With diplomacy getting short shrift, Western containment of a nuclear Iran may be the only alternative to war in an increasingly militaristic climate.
Africa can do better than invest faith and state resources in yet another Ponzi scheme -- the "privatisation of the air."
The postponement of a massive joint U.S.-Israeli military exercise appears to be the culmination of a series of events that has impelled the Barack Obama administration to put more distance between the United States and aggressive Israeli policies toward Iran.
Who shot down President Habyarimana's plane, triggering the 1994 genocide? A report by two French judges has definitively resolved one of the controversial mysteries of the late 20th century. Gerry Caplan considers the implications in the light also of the extradition of alleged genocidaire Leon Mugesera.
The powers in control of US public policy and their far-flung global allies appear to have learned nothing from the extraordinary opportunity we lost for a more peaceful world at the Cold War's end.
Resolving longstanding disputes between Muslims and non-Muslims requires an understanding of the different cultural approaches to conflict resolution.
As Somalia's roadmap for stability encounters internal political hurdles, the upcoming British conference on Somalia might be the most realistic chance to eradicate extremism and keep the nation together.
A new report from the World Economic Forum that tries to make sense of the wave of protest and unrest sweeping the world may signal a new approach to global security in Western capitals.