As chaos swirls around Turkey's embattled prime minister, can the opposition take advantage?
Rivalries among the political elite are exacerbating divides and allowing urgent problems to fester. Can anyone stop the rot?
Hey, world, we Malaysians know you want straight answers about MH370. But you’re asking the wrong government.
Russians are celebrating Crimea's return. The West is bent on punishing Moscow. And Ukrainians are feeling more besieged than ever.
Can a flashy, Western-friendly, millionaire really win Libya's race for prime minister?
President Obama takes a big risk and scores a win for democracy -- and no one gives a damn.
It's time for a frank conversation about some of the unsavory characters in Kiev.
As technological development shifts into hyperspeed, governments remain stuck in neutral.
Nowadays, it seems, everyone's a fascist. Here's a handy guide to identifying the real thing.
Ex-prisoner Mikhail Khodorkovsky visited Kiev this week. But are Ukrainians ready to trust a prominent Russian -- even if he is Putin's foe?
Back in the days of the Arab Spring, optimists predicted a bright future for democratic upheavals around the world. But the reality in places like Ukraine, Venezuela, Turkey, and Thailand is far messier.
The nationalist militias of Kiev are ready for a fight with Russia.
How to "make oppression backfire" by peacefully leveraging the brutality of the oppressors.
New poll shows that if the two-state solution collapses, U.S. public favors democracy over Jewishness.
Vladimir Putin is justifying his grab for Crimea with the need to protect the "Russian-speaking population" in Ukraine. But why stop there?
Yulia Tymoshenko is out of prison, but the heroine of the Orange Revolution may not be the leader Ukraine wants.
Why a Russian intervention in southern Ukraine could rebound against Moscow.
When powerful democracies intervene in a troubled society, what is it that they want: democracy or liberalism?
Can Leopoldo López unite Venezuela's fractious opposition and exorcise the ghost of Hugo Chávez?
Pro-democracy protesters in Kiev are triumphant. In Moscow they're still taking it on the chin.
Pakistan's efforts to talk with the Taliban are threatening to undermine the country's recent democratic gains.
An activist explains why the authorities cracked down on a peaceful protest to commemorate the victims of tsarist-era genocide.
The current political standoff in Thailand is a symptom of deeper problems that can't be solved by watering down democratic process.