If NATO withdraws before the Afghan government can effectively defend Afghanistan against the ongoing attacks by Pakistan's proxies, the country will experience a bloody competition for power, even worse than the 1990s.
To date, no U.S. official has said anything and no U.S. newspaper columnist has denounced an Israeli military court's conviction of the Palestinian teacher who organized non-violent protests against an Israeli-built wall in the West Bank.
I am surprised that share-tipsters continue to recommend Vedanta as a desirable investment. Regrettably, many shareholders, content to read about the share price, remain silent about Vedanta's detrimental impact on local communities.
The dialogue with Cuban authorities initiated by the Catholic Church and Spain has been successful. Indeed, Havana has agreed to release, in the next four months, 52 of the 55 so-called "political" prisoners listed by AI.
Impunity is one of the great building blocks of the state of oppression in Egypt. In a government where torture and abuse is systematic, police and security officials rarely are brought to trial for their actions.