Medical ethics has a long and honorable history that U.S. officials and medical professionals must uphold for the doctors and nurses in Bahrain.
The real target of the fishy Iranian "plot" could be the U.S.-Iranian relationship itself -- and that would be a sorry miscalculation.
Although many challenges lie ahead, Ennahda's victory in Tunisia shows that the country is starting to work like a real democracy.
One man's campaign to broadcast the workings of the World Bank.
Kenya's invasion of Somalia, with U.S. support, is as ill-advised as the last time a U.S. ally tried to remake the fractured country by force.
What lies beneath the rare earth metals that the world so covets?
A Mexican politician is taking his call for a more balanced U.S.-Mexican relationship straight to Washington.
In response to popular pressures, the Algerian regime is making gestures toward reform. But the real problem is the regime itself.
Caricatures of Cuba as intolerant of political expression may contain a kernel of truth, but they miss the richness of dissent in the daily life of Cuba's political culture.
Ghana is the latest focus of oil companies. Can it escape the resource curse?