Why it's too soon to give Brazil and India permanent seats on the U.N. Security Council.
How a notorious Malaysian wildlife smuggler was brought to justice -- and what it tells us about stopping the world's most profitable black market.
With nearly twice as many killings as last year and violence spreading across the country, 2010 was the worst year on record for Mexico's hyperbrutal drug war.
Four years into Mexican President Felipe Calderón's assault on the drug cartels, all his country has to show for it is skyrocketing violence. It's time for a different strategy.
Ciudad Juárez's daily newspaper explains Mexico's conflict, beseeches the United States to change its policy, and mourns the deaths of its own.
Even in Mexico's most elite locales, it's impossible to escape the reverberations of cartel violence.
Why is Congress slapping fees on the most productive sectors of the U.S. economy?
It's Mexico's 200th, but amidst flooding and drug cartel violence, is it the right time to be celebrating?
What Hillary Clinton's remarks on the drug war mean for U.S. strategy.
Five places saying "yes, in my backyard" to the nasty stuff that no one else wants.
Learning to live with drug cartels -- and killer robots.
How extradition is ruining Latin America's courts, robbing victims of justice, and undermining the drug war.
Politicians, oilmen, and green-energy boosters love to invoke the idea of energy security. None of them know what they're talking about.
What the four-stars are reading -- a weekly column from Small Wars Journal.
When Felipe Calderón comes to Washington this week, his army's troublesome human rights record should be front and center.
How U.S. drug policy is making Mexican cartels more deadly.
Mexico's increasingly destitute poor are turning to what the U.S. military calls a "death cult" for comfort.
From the bloody civil wars in Africa to the rag-tag insurgiences in Southeast Asia, 33 conflicts are raging around the world today, and it’s often innocent civilians who suffer the most.
Mexico is at war with violence drug cartels that will stop at nothing to keep their dark trade going. Why is it taking so long for some Catholic clergy to speak out?
Sooner or later -- and probably sooner -- Mexicans are going to lose one of the few things they have left to brag about: their soccer dominance over the United States.
Arturo Surakhan, Mexico's ambassador to the United States, thinks Sam Quinones's dire assessment of Mexico is dangerously misleading.
Why is bad news from south of the border suddenly dominating U.S. headlines? Two words: nativism and nostalgia.