In rebuilding Afghanistan, lessons should be learned from Turkey and Egypt when it comes to the separation of church and state.
Will women be included in the debate on Afghanistan's future?
Once confined to the closet, gays are now making headway in mainstream society.
Recent calamitous events—9/11, the recession, Enron's collapse—haven't affected the Bush administration's aims: tax cuts, drilling and Social Security 'reform.'
China is taking away Mexico's jobs, as globalization enters a fateful new stage.
Israel must decide if it wants a Jewish homeland in Palestine, or all of Palestine as a Jewish state.
Food companies ship supplies to Cuba in the aftermath of Hurricane Michelle, in what could be the beginning of the end for the tediously long US embargo of the island country.
Seymore Hersh has had a string of scoops since September 11, laying bare the covert community's skulduggery. Now, though, it seems he's toeing the government's line in regard to Iran.
In the wake of losses before and after September 11, labor unions gear up for the next tough fights.
Christmas can be a consumeristic orgy, but consider some gift-giving alternatives to improve the world.
It's proven useful of late in Afghanistan, but Annan shouldn't expect miracles.
The city of Portland is resisting calls from the Justice Department to racially profile its residents; predictably, right-wing pundits are enraged.
Mergers and the Internet are changing the publishing industry. What lies ahead?
Critics of the war on terror—or even those who slightly question the Bush administration—may now find themselves on a list of members of a fifth column.
Unless the number of arms is reduced dramatically, peace is unlikely to hold.
The 'Collected Poems' is an extraordinary book, says reviewer Ian Tromp.
Gorbachev represented a unique change in Soviet statesmanship; two books examine him and the end of the Cold War.
Civil liberties get short shrift in this perilous time of antiterrorism measures.
President Bush meets with Russian leader Putin, al the while ICBMs target Russia.
The connections between Enron and the Bush administration run deep—and they should be investigated.
If I had been so bold as to have wagered that Al Gore would succeed in the latest Supreme Court round, I would have quickly called my bookie this morning after breakfasting in the Court's cafeteri
Past Nobel Prize winners congratulate the UN and Kofi Annan.