Trump cannot answer the Obama place-of-birth question because he would either have to lie outright, or state that Ted Cruz is ineligible to run for president. Trump likes Cruz. He does not want to have to say that. But, he must, or admit that his entire Obama birth certificate campaign was a complete scam.
Mahatma Gandhi led India to independence from British rule using non-violent civil disobedience. In addition, he has inspired civil rights movements in Africa, the African diaspora and across the world. He appeared until recently to be as close to a secular saint as anyone the 20th century has produced.
Photo courtesy of MTSobek When word got out I was thinking of taking a group to Burma this November, I received this email: Dear Mr. Bangs: I stro...
As we embark on this historic trade mission, it is important to recognize what Trade Winds -- Africa, as well as our larger commercial partnership, represents. That the relationship between the United States and African countries is more mutually beneficial, prosperous, and consequential than it has ever been before.
A remarkable opportunity has presented itself, one that allows the administration to create an important legacy for the two Sudans, one that would endure long after the end of President Obama's term in office.
Courtesy of Christopher Clark In the past five years or so, photography has swiftly and resoundingly shifted from a niche pursuit - practiced by a h...
Unlike their western counterparts, we have seen these developing countries - with their young, increasingly tech-savvy populations - moving straight to new technologies, including wireless, mobile and app usage.
I saw three films in a row today at the Toronto International Film Festival that have generated heavy buzz in the early festival days of fall - and found that none of them actually has the makings of the awards-season juggernauts they're being touted as. In other words, don't believe the hype.
I'm still not certain you were meant to be an au pair. But there is no doubt you were meant to be part of us.
Substantial media attention has been given to the plight of women and girls as it relates to slavery and trafficking internationally. Here too it is corruption that is a critical factor. This massive crime succeeds in part as gangsters bribe border officials, police and other public servants.
Modern Singapore's political landscape has often served as a bellwether (or mirror, as the case may be) for what other countries in Asia have come to expect from their polities.
There are more than 70 countries where it is illegal to be LGBT and eight where state-sanctioned death penalty is the punishment.
Goal 10 of these 17 goals is to reduce inequality within and among countries and could change the lives of future older people everywhere -- but cannot be achieved unless my voice is heard now.
New data, with help from Google, illustrate unprecedented -- and until now, largely overlooked -- forest loss in Southeast Asia and West Africa, among other hotspots.
Not too many months ago, I spent eight days traveling through Kenya. It was my first visit to the country, and because of experiences like these 10 adventures--from a walking safari in an under-the-radar conservancy in the Mara to breakfast with wildlife in The Samburu National Reserve and an island retreat off the southeast coast--I know it's far from my last.