A new biography explores the remarkable life and lasting legacy of the early UN secretary-general.
Obama sounds the notes of racial justice at key moments, while asserting unprecedented power to implement policies that are destructive, discriminatory—and embodied by the NYPD commissioner.
The popular revolt against the incompetent Morsi government was inspiring—but the coup that followed sets a dangerous precedent.
Egypt cannot have a future as a viable, pluralistic democracy without the Muslim Brotherhood’s participation.
Washington’s assurances that it will defend Israel no matter what it does, however objectionable, kill any hope of a two-state solution to the conflict.
Although most black South Africans revere Mandela and his party for defeating apartheid, many are realizing that fighting inequality and achieving full citizenship will mean taking on the ANC.
In a clear challenge to hardliners, President-elect Hassan Rouhani vowed, ‘I have come to destroy extremism.’
South Africans of all races have reason to celebrate the life of the country’s first post-apartheid president.
Fifty years ago, Kennedy made a historic speech that brought America and the Soviet Union back from the brink.
The historic genocide trial of Efraín Ríos Montt was a huge step. But his conviction has been overturned—and many others have blood on their hands, including current president Otto Pérez Molina.