Clashes of colors — red shirts vs. yellow shirts in Thailand, a faded orange revolution in Ukraine — have many people reaching for the rainbow in response.
Regions / Ukraine
When the losing party in an election resorts to extra-legal measures, democracy is threatened and secession may follow.
We don’t have many Nelson Mandelas left, and we don’t really like the more pedestrian politicians that we’ve been saddled with.
The lessons of Ukraine's "revolution" don't bode well for Iran's democratic movement.
The Ukraine should seriously consider the option of working with all parties involved in its current crisis--including the European Union, Russia, and the United States--in taking possible steps toward its nonviolent dismemberment in a manner acceptable to its variegated population.
A wise U.S. foreign policy would be one that is sensitive to Ukraineâs function as a bridge between Russia and the Western military alliance.