Expanding energy access makes sense. What doesn’t make sense is using a failed scheme — like carbon trading — to pay for it.
Plagued by poor infrastructure, climate denialism, and a patchwork of unregulated fracking wells and nuclear waste sites, the U.S. is poised to topple itself with self-inflicted wounds.
So far, the United States has given Iran the space it needs to reach a nuclear agreement with the international community. But hardliners on both sides are waiting in the wings.
Vladimir Putin has a point: the United States seems to have discovered international law only recently.
Syria's civil war has divided the Palestinian resistance and complicated its patchwork of international alliances.
For years now, evangelical activists from the United States have been speaking out against homosexuality and cheering on antigay legislation all over Africa.
Despite U.S.-backed violence against them, indigenous communities are fighting back as multinational corporations encroach on their lands.
New books by Ari Shavit and Ilan Pappe offer competing but valuable reexaminations of Israel's history and the future of peace in the Middle East.
A conversation with poet-activist Shailja Patel about art, identity, and Kenya's ICC Witness Project.
In the wake of the Kunming attack, experts expect the Chinese government to crack down hard on Uighurs and anyone sympathetic to them.