There has been considerable media hoopla about the centennial of the outbreak of World War I. The subsequent slaughter of 16 million people was prompted by the assassination of an Austrian archduke and duchess, which activated the system of interlocking alliances intrinsic to the ...
President Vladimir Putin's standoff with the West, which has turned Russia into a corporate state in defensive mode, makes the rebellion of a lone bureaucrat in the Economics Ministry all the more impressive.
The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement's involvement in the nuclear debate — specifically the humanitarian impact — dates back to the moment the first atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima.
The latest war between Israel and Hamas is further testament to the historical fact that Israel's forefathers had to conquer the land that today's Israelis dwell in and ferociously defend. Is there hope of finding a lasting settlement with the Arabs?
Washington's demonization of Vladimir Putin has been so successful in the press, and it has been so secret about the American role in Kiev, that it has left the U.S. and EU public convinced that the Ukraine crisis has been the result of ...
The leaders of some of the biggest developing nations — China, India, Turkey, South Africa — are increasingly acting like Russian President Vladimir Putin. It may be that the West will have to compete with a new strain of authoritarianism.
The outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa is making headlines, yet many of the African leaders attending a summit in Washington this week want to talk about their home not as a continent in crisis but as one of opportunity.
It is not a given that ASEAN won't condemn Thailand's recent military coup. At present, though, most neighbors regard the events as an internal matter while more than two-thirds of Thais surveyed report being happier now than before the intervention.