Pyongyang's bellicose posturing conforms to an old pattern, but the dangers may be greater now because tensions are rising throughout the region.
There is nothing in Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio’s record to suggest that he will reform the Catholic Church.
In fourteen years, Chávez radically transformed Venezuela’s economy and society—and the majority of country loved him for it.
Yes, the Venezuelan president could be a strongman. But he leaves behind what might be called the most democratic country in the Western Hemisphere.
The president should stem growing tensions with Russia to earn its cooperation in combating terrorism and nuclear proliferation.
Clashes across the country have put the legitimacy of the Morsi government in question.
It is long past time to reject expansionism, intolerance and structural inequality and define what democratic Israeli patriotism really stands for.
At long last, this may be the year Washington puts the brakes on Israeli settlement expansion into Palestinian lands.
Morsi's latest power play has sparked the largest uprisings in Egypt since Mubarak was ousted.
Seven people are dead and more than 670 were injured in the violence, as several officials resign in protest.