World Beat Newsletter

Droning On

The CIA's drone war in Pakistan is setting precedents that will one day come back to haunt America.

Is Europe Over?

What made Europe a compelling political, economic, and social alternative wedged between Anglo-American free marketeers and Soviet nomenklatura is rapidly becoming a thing of the past.

Target: Africa

Al-Qaeda is having a near-death experience, so why is the Obama administration opening a new front against terrorism in Africa?
Going into the 2012 elections, the president is desperate to create jobs and willing to sacrifice the environment in order to secure a second term.