They still see the U.S. as a beacon for democracy, while young urbanites prefer to channel Beijing's anger.
Pro-democracy activists from Thailand are banding together in exile rather than submitting to the military junta.
Talking with Iran about its nuclear program might help the cause of peace. But so far the nuclear dispute has been a disaster for the human rights of Iranians.
What the history of successful nonviolent movements teaches us about the political transition in Burkina Faso.
The period before World War I was marked by inequality, terrorism, and discontent with democracy. Sound familiar?
Yes, the fight for democratic values is hard -- especially now. But that's no reason to give up.
The United States wants to spread democratic values around the world. It can start by cleaning up its own act at home.
A successful parliamentary election opens a window of hope for an embattled country.
The retiring deputy secretary of state sounds off on Putin's strategic weakness, the neglected continent to the south, and the state of American power.
Why democracy is worth fighting for -- now more than ever.
A conversation with Giorgi Margvelashvili.
Is the international community about to censure Hungary for giving up on its young democratic institutions?
They think Confucius Institutes are a waste of money.
The vice president's apologies to Turkey and the UAE show the dangers of accidentally telling the truth.
The long, tricky frenemyship of Asia’s two biggest powers.
Moldova could be the Kremlin's next target. But Europe isn't ready to come to the rescue.
Moscow dreamed of transforming southeastern Ukraine into a client state. But the Kremlin's plans are fraying as Kiev pushes back.
Why African leaders have growing doubts about the virtues of free trade.
Georgia's ex-president stands accused of abusing his power. His friends in the West should let the law run its course.
With a cease-fire holding, a battered Hamas now begins its battle with enemies within for control over the future of the Strip.
Why renaming a Washington street after a leading Chinese dissident is an excellent idea.
Burma's democratic transition is running off the rails. Obama and Kerry can help to bring it back on track.
Behind the scenes, the Chinese and Japanese governments are barely communicating. That should worry us all.
Georgians worry that their passion for Europe isn't being reciprocated. And Russia is ready to step in.
Why the new United Nations human rights advocate is the wrong man for the job.
Warsaw's elite thought they were off the record. What happened next threatens Poland's politics and international relations.
Chinese web users debate what their new map might resemble. Cough.