The Monitor's language columnist considers the swashbuckling vocabulary of piracy.
Behind the bare brick walls of a desolate former British colonial prison in Somali land, five jailed Somali pirates didn't seem very fearsome at all.
A pocket-sized collection of poems about the power of music.
The president's high approval ratings in a new poll suggest that Americans appreciate his cooperative approach to world affairs.
Officials nabbed Daniel Rendón Wednesday. Colombia has used extradition and technology to make headway against drug lords.
Summit of the Americas gathers the 34 democratically governed countries of the Western Hemisphere. But communist Cuba threatens to steal some of the spotlight.
Economic blame, Cuba, and Chávez, challenge new US-Latin American relations.
Escalation of violence could lead pirate gangs to join radical militants, including those with ties to Al Qaeda, say analysts.