Issues / Human Rights
As with Saudi Arabia, the U.S. has long kept bad company: the Shah of Iran, Pinochet, the Greek Colonels, the contras.
To reverse his fortune at the polls, Erdogan reignited Turkey’s war with the Kurds, stood silent while mobs attacked his opponents, and unilaterally altered the constitutional role of his office.
Amid rising violence against human rights defenders, Guatemalan activists are counting on an emboldened civil society to take on their next president.
Amid rising violence and a dead-end peace process, could the Palestinian leader actually make good on his threat to pull out of the Oslo Accords?
The American right is shelling out millions upon millions of dollars to counter the BDS movement.
Meanwhile, the Obama administration is keeping troops in Afghanistan because there's "a risk of deterioration." Oh, the irony.
Peace is for dreamers and supporting despotic regimes is SOP.
Gross National Happiness, which had its origins in Bhutan, has caught on with political scientists.
Syrian military photographer Caesar, who documented the dead bodies, exhibited a moral courage beyond the ken of most of us.
Washington is one of the most active players in Syria's civil war, but it's accepted effectively 0 percent of the conflict's refugees.