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.
In Thailand's restive politics, it's the royals who have the power to soothe the country -- or destabilize it.
The administration's reasons for not releasing who's on the list of America's enemies in the war on terror are getting ridiculous.
The conflict between Ukraine’s opposition and the president is escalating. But there’s room for a possible compromise.
Political and piecemeal Pentagon budget cuts can't hide the fact that there's no strategy behind the sequester drawdown.
A snapshot of the nation’s anxious, online soul.
The secret ingredient in Rwanda's efforts to rebuild its nation after the violence of genocide.
Protests against the authoritarian government of Prime Minister Hun Sen are reaching a boiling point.
Ukraine's government started the crisis. The opposition needs a strategy for ending it.
Why the Great Recession's "lost generation" may be lost to the right wing -- forever.
Can opposition leaders contain protest violence in Ukraine—or is the country headed for “prolonged guerrilla warfare”?
Why Ukraine's brutal riot police are one of the biggest obstacles on the path to reform.
Africa is poised for economic growth. But it won't all be smooth sailing.