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Countries are using the coronavirus crisis to lift environmental regulations, even as COVID-19 leaves populations more vulnerable to health impacts from fires.
Alliances and rivalries are reshuffling as Asian countries try to make sense of the Trump administration's belligerent and erratic foreign policy.
This year's lowlights from world politics, the culture wars, and the military-industrial complex.
Complex global challenges require committed activists who stand on principle as well as experts on the inside who can play the political game.
Hundreds of protesters recently gathered at the World Bank to shame a gold mining firm’s shakedown of one of Central America’s poorest countries.
While making a political show of turning away migrant children at the border, Texas Governor Rick Perry has offered “honorary citizenship” to a right-wing Australian author.
Driven by a rising China and arms exports from the United States, military spending in Asia is on the increase.
The lumbering aircraft carrier known as the United States should be executing a pivot that lives up to its name: a shift from the martial to the pacific.
Former law professor Barack Obama went into surprising depth on issues of war and peace during his fifth State of the Union address. Here's how he should grade himself.
Thomas Friedman once said the hidden hand of the market needs the hidden fist of the military. The TPP and the Obama administration's Pacific Pivot pack both.