The photos in the House Republicans' new Pledge to America booklet show what conservatives love about America – and reveal a huge hole in their agenda.
The leaked report accuses Rwanda's leadership of mass murdering Hutu refugees in Congo. Once seen as heroes for ending the 1994 genocide – they're now billed as villains. But oversimplified claims don't serve justice, and may have dangerous consequences for regional progress.
Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai wants private security contractors out of the country. He should go even further, by kicking out all development contractors. Their record of fraud and waste is reason enough. They also undermine NGOs truly helping the Afghan people.
The Islamic terrorist threat to America is shifting to smaller, homegrown plots, US officials told the Senate this week. And that means the public has a greater role to play, as this writer realized.
President Obama's speeches at the UN and his new policy for US aid show a strong pitch for leadership in lifting up the world's poor. Fortunately, his recent experience with job creation at home is helping him to look to the private sector for sustainable global growth.
Alastair Crooke, a former MI6 agent in the Middle East, explains why the West needs to adjust its approach to Iran's nuclear ambitions.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) appears close to approving the 'frankenfish' salmon. That raises all sorts of questions.
The US civil rights movement was influenced by anticolonial ideals – such as equality and freedom.
By neglecting Ben Franklin’s gospel of thrift, Americans got into trouble.
Excepts from the Woodward book on Obama's decisions on the Afghanistan war reveal the qualities of mind in the president. How do those fare against recommendations of the great historian of war, Carl Von Clausewitz?
A poll by Pew shows more Americans than not think their political leaders should hold their ground and not compromise. We see the results in an unstable health care law that Republicans vow to dismantle after November. Some of America's problems are too serious for political intransigence.
Japan's arrest of a Chinese fishing captain in disputed waters reveals sharp tensions over regional dominance. The incident requires a calm resolution.
As Armenia begins its 20th year of independence, its dreams for democracy have been mugged by the reality of a repressive government. But some patriots are working to ensure that the tree of liberty will grow in Armenia one day.
US Energy Secretary Steven Chu discusses his proposals to encourage the peaceful use of nuclear power at this year's International Atomic Energy Agency gathering in Vienna.