In his inaugural speech, the president vowed to engage with other countries so as to "lift suspicion and fear." He should reach out to forge a more sane and sensible relationship with Cuba.
Will China-Japan-US tensions in the Pacific ignite a conflict and sink the global economy?
Seven people are dead and more than 670 were injured in the violence, as several officials resign in protest.
Testimonies from Israeli Defense Force veterans reveal the truth about the ongoing occupation.
The newly elected Egyptian president, at the center of cease-fire talks between Hamas and Israel, is under heavy domestic and international pressure from all sides.
Israel rains death and destruction on a civilian population that cannot escape.
Hobsbawm’s life and writings will long serve as an inspiration to those who believe that a knowledge of history is essential to working for a better world.
Surprisingly, the United States seems pleased that Putin wants to reposition Russia as a major Asian power.
A massive run on weak banks could destroy the euro economy. Only unlimited deposit insurance, backed by a strong central Treasury, can prevent the worst.
The summer of 2012 has been one of heat, drought, rising food costs and global unrest.