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.
Every time a new administration takes office in Washington, it behaves like an amnesiac toward North Korea.
In this strategic dialogue, Michael Berube and David Gibbs reply to each other's initial essays on the legacy of the NATO intervention in Libya.
Nigeria is facing a perfect storm of crises including a national strike, widespread protests, and sectarian violence in the north.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime must step down immediately--without Western military intervention.
The immediate future of Libya will be determined overwhelmingly by the Libyan people themselves. Critics of NATO's intervention in Libya should explain whether this outcome is unacceptable to them, and if so, why.
The NATO intervention in Libya is likely to produce a more militarized and insecure world, and this will be its most enduring legacy.
What we got from Durban was largely a set of promises to do something...some other time.
23rd November 2011 was the first anniversary of the artillery exchange between the two Koreas around the island of Yeonpyeong off the west coast of Korea.
The images conjured up sordid memories of decades ago. Two young people laying dead on the ground, shot to death while heavily-armed state policemen were breaking up a public protest.