When peatlands disappear, stored carbon dioxide gets released into the atmosphere.
06/04/2009 01:00 am
His major speech in Cairo is directed at an audience that often blames difficulties on America and Israel. A bold move might help regain trust.
06/03/2009 01:00 am
Gratitude for standing up to the radicals' ideology can bring respect for the US.
06/02/2009 01:00 am
Meet the modern-day brigands behind the sometimes sophisticated, always risky operations that raked in an estimated $80 million in ransoms in 2008.
05/31/2009 01:00 am
Deforestation destroys the habitat of the largest animal to live primarily in trees.
05/28/2009 01:00 am
Why does the line between coercion and torture seem so shadowy now?
05/21/2009 01:00 am
The aid is partly to offset anger at the US-supported counterinsurgency campaign.
05/20/2009 01:00 am
Gains among women in Muslim nations, while still uneven, are important to recognize.
05/11/2009 01:00 am
Just look at successes in Indonesia and Turkey.
05/08/2009 01:00 am
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.
05/03/2009 01:00 am