The Obama administration took office in 2009 determined to move beyond might-makes-right-makes-might unilateralism of the Bush years, and reassert America's global influence as the most principled and powerful guarantor of rule-based multilateralism.
These contemporary poems in defense of global human rights give voice to the dead, the dying, and the degraded.
The World Expo in Shanghai showcases the airbrushed future and polarized present in China.
A new film reveals the American empire at home -- in the Mariana Islands.
The weakening of the U.S.-Israel relationship will remap the Middle East but also likely usher in a new Pax Americana in the region.