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.
A new survey shows widespread support for a controversial Indian candidate.
Mexico’s president promised a new approach to the drug wars. So why is he still going after big fish?
How clumsy foreign advocates unwittingly helped Uganda's anti-gay bill become law.
The kingdom is using an army of flacks to keep the illusion of peace and stability.
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?
Egypt's entire cabinet just resigned. Will it make any difference?
Italy's new 39-year-old prime minister is in a race against time to save his country. Will Rome destroy him first?
Pro-democracy protesters in Kiev are triumphant. In Moscow they're still taking it on the chin.
How tensions between South Korea and Japan are playing out in small towns across America.
The current political standoff in Thailand is a symptom of deeper problems that can't be solved by watering down democratic process.
Why taking the wrong stand on the Olympics can get you accused of being a traitor to the nation.
Yes, young people are often a force for political change. But what kind, exactly?
How the right-wing demagogue politician Marine Le Pen can save the floundering Republican Party.
A handy 10-step guide to defending yourself, your country, or your boss.
When Americans look at Russia, they see what they want to see. And that's dangerous.
Did Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to a dumpling shop create a pilgrimage site?
Most visitors to the Winter Olympics will only see the giant stadiums and overpriced hotels. But some Russians are mourning the lost paradise of childhood.
President Yanukovych is losing his support among Ukraine's oligarchs -- and that could be the key to his fate.
The United States needs to officially end the Iraq war -- or else acknowledge that it’s waging an endless and unwinnable fight.