If Thailand made it legal to talk freely about the monarchy, the government would open itself up to needed democracy, growth, and the respect of its citizens.
Even the right wing applauds Secretary of State Clinton's performance.
Germany reports its birthrate is at a historic low. To raise it, the country needs to make some practical changes, such as daycare that is more widely available. But it also needs to change attitudes.
Obama's order for more troops to the Mexico border came only after political pressure. The president must first persuade Hispanic voters of the need for long-term security of the border before legalization of illegal immigrants in the US.
Between 'Lost,' '24,' 'The Office,' and 'The Sopranos,' the past five years has included an amazing range of television series.
The controversy over Rand Paul’s comments about the Civil Rights Act shows a major misunderstanding of freedom and the road to racial equality.
Rand Paul’s simplistic assertions neglect the blood-soaked reality of the fight for civil rights.
At least $8.3 trillion of the national debt is missing from the government’s books.
The hero of TV's '24' helped clarify the national conversation about post-9/11 security.
Europe and the US take steps to control government spending as financial markets (and voters) roar their disapproval over deficits and debt. But countries must do more than nip and tuck. Structural reforms are needed.
The gun battles in Kingston to capture Jamaican drug lord Christopher "Dukas" Coke are similar to Mexico's long war on its drug lords. Leaders in both countries first had to make a courageous decision to stand up to this menace.
Congress may vote to repeal the military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy on gay soldiers as early as this week.
As the Gulf oil crisis grows, NASA’s unrivalled expertise and experience in extreme remote environments make it a great candidate to fix the leak.