They are explorers and activists, artists and educators, farmers and faith leaders – even mayors. And they have trenchant suggestions on how to improve the world.
John Lewis Gaddis's biography is an important examination of a man who shaped the current American way of life.
12/29/2011 08:10 am
Billions in US aid dollars to individual economies and militaries in the Middle East have not strengthened peace. The success of post-war Europe shows the key to unity is to get citizens of different nations to work together. That hasn't really happened with Israel, Jordan, and Egypt.
11/16/2011 11:38 am
With American unilateralism ebbing, Western nations and the rising BRICS countries are still finding their way to a new geopolitical balance – and Arab Spring nations like Syria are caught in the middle.
10/18/2011 02:18 pm
A luxury hotel on a Montenegrin island attracted the rich and famous before the Balkan wars, but declined in the 1990s. After more than a decade of peace, it is flourishing again.
09/01/2011 11:56 am
Qaddafi stopped his nuclear program. Would NATO have bombed if he hadn’t? Now, Iran watches as nonnuclear states are invaded and nuclear ones win favors.
08/30/2011 12:22 pm
Lessons from Sniper Alley in Sarajevo: It takes the military and resources to topple a dictator.
06/30/2011 09:30 am
In a Swedish forest bursting with berries, a chance encounter brings back sobering memories.
06/27/2011 03:06 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
The military stalemate in Libya and the diplomatic hesitation over condemning Syria have created an opportunity for Russia to present itself to the Middle East as the un-NATO.
06/17/2011 06:43 pm