Why isn't Burma's democracy icon speaking up for minorities -- and against her country's nationalistic, racist, xenophobic, and occasionally violent Buddhist majority?
The boys in saffron are marching again. But this time there’s nothing that's noble about it.
Yes, it's true: Military involvement in Syria has its risks. But the costs of non-intervention are growing by the day.
The heavy-handed political cartoons that have India's government hot under the collar.
Will the relaxation of Burma's severe censorship laws usher in the age of a responsible, responsive media -- or are Burmese journalists right to worry that the state is still watching them closely?
It’s hard to find people who are optimistic about the future of Russian democracy. Leon Aron explains why he’s one of them.
You might think the Egyptian revolution is dead, but the Tahrir faithful are still chipping away at the Old Guard -- one YouTube video at a time.
Mitt Romney’s foreign policy would echo the best of America’s bipartisan traditions. But the desperate Obama caricature of it is just a sad indication of how much the president has failed.
The quotes in Michael Moynihan's article are taken out of context and mischaracterize Lonely Planet's mission.
The government in Burma is promising to clean up its act. But the army is still recruiting child soldiers.
Sectarian conflict in Burma is once again spurring talk of a “global war against Islam.”
How Burma’s pro-democracy movement betrayed its own ideals and rehabilitated the military
Will the just-launched New York Times Chinese-edition get censored by Beijing's media watchers?
The best way to help the protesters in Sudan? Cover the story.
Relying only on the state to implement democratic reforms in Burma is a fool’s errand. But there’s a better way.
Images from photojournalist Robert King’s recent visit to a Syrian community under siege.
An American photojournalist describes what he saw during the month he spent in a Syrian village under siege.
This week the world is celebrating Aung San Suu Kyi’s achievements as a pro-democracy activist. Now the question is: Can she finish the job?
The people of the Middle East have paid a steep price to overthrow their dictators.
As sectarian violence lashes Burma, the media are using their newfound freedom for destructive ends.
The process of drafting a new constitution is a train wreck. But there’s a way to get it back on track.
Why Obama shouldn't use drones to go after Mali's Islamic radical separatists.
The ayatollahs are going after a new generation of satirists. But that hasn't stopped Iran's best cartoonists-in-exile from exposing the country's deepest taboos.
An ex-president is convicted, England celebrates, and Angela Merkel feeds a penguin.
Or, in praise of small victories.