China and Japan are at loggerheads. As columnist Conn Hallinan explains, rising nationalism and persistent U.S. militarism lie behind the crisis.
President Obama and the Democrats face a rout in the upcoming midterm elections. Columnist Walden Bello explains what's gone wrong, and how to make it right.
The U.S.-Korean free-trade agreement holds no promise for workers or small farmers in either the United States or South Korea
Russian arms seller Viktor Bout is small potatoes compared to the real pushers, reports columnist Conn Hallinan.
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.
If the left doesn't come up with a credible and comprehensive alternative to a focus on reducing the deficit, argues FPIF columnist Walden Bello, the far right might eventually fill the policy vacuum.
The United States is yet again tightening sanctions against North Korea. The policy hasn't worked for six decades, why will it work now?
There is no more fitting way to observe the anniversary of the U.S. bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki then to ratify the new strategic arms reduction treaty, argues columnist Frida Berrigan.
As the situation become increasingly dire, dubious plans are emerging in an attempt to "save" the war effort.
The Colombian president is on his way out. But he wants to make sure to lock in a confrontational approach toward Venezuela.