Regions / North America
Immigration actually stimulates the economy.
Afghanistan is a crossroads of civilizations and an almost bewilderingly complicated place.
Despite an unusual dip in global weapons sales in 2009, the United States retained its spot as the world's top arms supplier of developing countries, according to an authoritative new report by the Congressional Research Service (CRS).
Yes, it would be funny if it weren't so grim. After all, when it comes to squandering money and resources in strange and distant places (or even here at home), you can count on the practitioners of American-style war to be wildly over the top.
Don't supply and demand dictate that new immigrants will steal jobs and drive down wages for U.S. citizens? A leading immigration economist explains why not.
It is the 200th anniversary of Mexico's independence and the 100th anniversary of its revolution. But the celebrations taking place this week are premature.
The only thing surprising about Clinton's horrifying proposal to apply a Colombian model to Mexico is that she said it out loud, reports columnist Laura Carlsen.
There are plenty of options to prevent proliferation other than force.
What if a state emulated a terrorist group and tried to smuggle nuclear weapons into the U.S.?
How did burning the Koran become the equivalent of building an Islamic center near Ground Zero?