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That breakthrough, and the president’s attendance at the Summit of the Americas, will help to build momentum for normalized relations.

Soldier launches drone in Afghanistan

The remote-controlled hunting of human beings has become standard practice in American warfare.

The West’s favorite Iraq “success story,” the Kurdish region is actually plagued with corruption and nepotism.

This is only the latest in a string of terror attacks since Kenya invaded Somalia in 2011.

This invasion pits billionaire royal elites of the Gulf—and their US and Arab League supporters—against the downtrodden people of Yemen.

Ashraf Ghani

In the new politics of Afghanistan, the Obama administration finds itself being reduced to the status of bystander.

Benjamin Netanyahu’s attack on Arab voters was not just an electioneering tactic. Such fear-mongering is rooted in the foundation of the Zionist project in Palestine.

Benjamin Netanyahu

That’s the common rallying cry for Tuesday’s elections in Israel, but few opponents are offering real alternatives. Only the Joint List is directly addressing the crisis in Arab-Jewish relations.

Blogs

Some Tunisians fear that the government’s proposed solution to deal with violent radicals will undo the victories of the 2011 revolution.

June 29, 2015

We may very well see the faux caliph chased from his capital by feminist socialists.

June 25, 2015

With mass deportations looming, Dominicans of Haitian descent live in constant fear of detainment.

June 15, 2015

On June 17, hundreds of thousands of Dominicans of Haitian descent will be stateless.

June 12, 2015

A constitutional ruling in the Dominican Republic has delegitimized the existence of hundreds of thousands of Haitians.

June 5, 2015

While Bangladesh prosecutes culprits of the 2013 Rana Plaza disaster, victims’ families and other factory workers continue to suffer at the bottom of the industrial production chain.

June 3, 2015

Obstacles to détente in the Ukraine crisis and predictions for the country's uncertain economic future.

May 28, 2015

The fatal fire at a Philippines shoe factory exposes the ills of global free trade.

May 26, 2015

The refugees are fleeing abduction, torture, and assault—that’s why they’ll continue trying to reach Europe any way they can. 

May 20, 2015

Stateless refugees from Burma are risking death, rape, and drowning by the thousands on a perilous escape to Malaysia.

May 15, 2015