Cairo has never been a mediator between Israel and Palestine -- and today's regime actually benefits from the Gaza invasion.
India prides itself on its respect for democratic values. So why are civil society groups under attack?
A pro-Russian separatist's how-to guide for terrorizing eastern Ukraine includes advice on robbing banks, sabotage, and staging drive-by shootings.
Why the downing of MH17 is the beginning of the end for Ukraine’s separatists and a nightmare for Vladimir Putin.
Neither Israel nor Hamas can win in Gaza, but the biggest loser is the Palestinian Authority.
The Russian president's tour of Latin America shows that the leftist south still has love for Russia -- and the BRICS are willing to play ball.
The 1983 downing of KAL-007 accelerated the demise of the Soviet Union. Could MH17 be a tipping point for Putin's Russia?
Why the United States can't budge on allowing Iran to build more centrifuges.
On immigration, drugs, and virtually every other pressing policy issue, why can’t the United States and Mexico stop talking past each other?
Why the Obama administration keeps making the same mistakes over and over.
Besides, do you really fear a strong, democratic Japan more than a strong, authoritarian China?
Nigeria now boasts the largest economy in Africa. So why are homegrown terrorists thriving?
Thailand’s coup gives the United States a chance to show that it actually cares about human rights and democracy.
The body blows dealt by Nairobi have human rights groups questioning whether the court can -- or should -- prosecute atrocities in South Sudan and other African states.
Experts and insiders say that Israel's military offensive will only further radicalize the Palestinian population -- and alienate frustrated friends in the United States.
Austerity is crippling the eurozone's recovery. But a straightjacket treaty and a latent banking crisis mean it's not going anywhere soon.
In case you couldn’t tell, a new Germany has won the World Cup.
Why Germans and Argentines have so much in common, even in soccer.
For Argentina's soccer team, like its economy, diversification is the key to success.
With the federal government paralyzed by partisan bickering over undocumented immigrants, states and cities are leading the way.
Ukraine's military isn't up to the task of fighting off pro-Russian separatists itself. So ordinary citizens are picking up the slack.
The United States has the blueprint for a smarter way to make peace. Now it has to use it.
The end of the Cold War ushered in an era of expanding freedom. Is the golden age of democratic transitions drawing to a close?
As a football team and as a people, the Dutch have replaced style with staying power.
The Argentine government’s exploitation of football would make a World Cup victory bittersweet.
21st-century East Asia is a dangerous neighborhood. Japan can no longer afford to be unprepared.
If chants and protests in Brazil left egg on FIFA’s face, Russia and Qatar are cooking up an omelet.