Topic: Guantanamo Bay
The arrest of Islamist militant Umar Patek is raising questions about how best to prosecute militants suspected of cross-border terrorism.
08/11/2011 11:51 am
Matt Damon, listen up: After five years of covering Africa, our departing correspondent tells how his perceptions have changed about a complex continent, including why some Africans resent celebrity visits.
08/06/2011 02:00 pm
Why the country's conservative drift, on a wide range of issues, has accelerated.
07/31/2011 11:19 am
Kalpen Modi, famous for his portrayal of Kumar in the 'Harold & Kumar' films and his subsequent post as a White House staffer, was mugged in 2010. His assailant was sentenced Friday.
07/22/2011 09:29 pm
Human Rights Watch urges a criminal investigation of former President Bush, Vice President Cheney, and two others over their alleged authorization of torture of terrorism suspects after 9/11. The Obama administration has narrowed its probe to the deaths of two men in CIA custody.
07/12/2011 11:27 am
Ohio Congressman Dennis Kucinich goes where seasoned diplomats and Middle East experts fear to tread. Is that a wise move?
07/01/2011 03:05 pm
Pauline Nyiramasuhuko, the first woman convicted of genocide by an international court, was sentenced to life in prison for her role in the 1994 Rwandan massacre.
06/24/2011 03:52 pm
A TV journalist tracks the ‘next wave’ of terrorists – the home-grown variety.
06/20/2011 07:10 am
Although South Africa has a strong human rights record within the country, its foreign policy record is less exemplary, Human Rights Watch says.
05/27/2011 03:02 pm
Washington will no doubt wait until the results of the 2012 election are in to reach a budget agreement. Perhaps there will be valuable discussions about tax expenditures leading up to the election, but don't count on it.
05/17/2011 03:54 pm