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Amman, Jordan

Social media platforms are enabling women to speak out anonymously and show that harassment exists—but that hasn’t resulted in culture change.

How Georgi Markov became the truth-teller of Bulgaria’s communist era, and paid for it with his life.

Occupy LA

Over the decades, this catchall term has lost all bite and meaning.

Pro-Russia protesters

Can the referendum results be interpreted in a way that allows politicians in both Kiev and Crimea to save face? 

Libya airstrike

Almost every move Washington has made in the region has helped spread conflict and chaos, while contributing to African destabilization.

Pro-Russia protesters

Russian nationalism would not have become as influential without the Ukrainian revolution and the Western support for it. 

Dianne Feinstein

The details of the CIA’s torture program may finally come to light. 

Elizabeth Warren

At the current rate of progress, it will take nearly 500 years for women to reach fair representation in government.

Russian soldier

The international community should be pushing for compromise to prevent this fragile and bitterly divided country from breaking apart.

Blogs

Veteran peace campaigner Lee Brown, dead at age 80, is best honored by maintaining her ardent activism in a new year with plenty of old challenges.

January 2, 2011

The editors want more weapons and military "steadfastedness" against Beijing.

January 2, 2011

The trials and tribulations of the destructive Marty Peretz, great Jewish songs and the mail.

December 30, 2010

The "under-the-table settlement" draws condemnation in Nigeria, where a leading newspaper says: "Only a painstaking trial and possible conviction, if found guilty, would have forced Halliburton to change its corrupt ways..." But the payout in Nigeria does not mean the US Congress and other officials should neglect Cheney's misdeeds.

December 27, 2010

Why is the media going crazy over Assange while no one's paying attention to Bradley Manning, who's actually doing serious time and facing rough conditions in prison for allegedly leaking classified information?

December 23, 2010