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Circling the Battlewagons Against China: US Defense, State Dept. Speak Out

Circling the Battlewagons Against China: US Defense, State Dept. Speak Out

04.10.2014
Both leading U.S. cabinet offices concerned with international security are joining in a steady drumbeat of calling China to task for its...
Abbas Moves Bring Out Israeli Arrogance and Paternalism

Abbas Moves Bring Out Israeli Arrogance and Paternalism

04. 9.2014
Every single day Israel continues its occupation and colonial settlement activities, it is acting unilaterally. The idea that it will take...
John Kerry Seen Going Door to Door, Offering to Broker Peace Deals

John Kerry Seen Going Door to Door, Offering to Broker Peace Deals

04. 9.2014
In an unusual development, Secretary of State John Kerry has been seen going door to door offering to broker peace deals for anyone who...

South Sudan on the Brink of Famine Demands Urgent Action

04. 9.2014
The people of South Sudan face a spiral of conflict, displacement, and hunger that this fragile, young country can ill afford.

Mir Ahmad Jouyanda: 'They Shaved His Head Because He Danced and Was Happy at His Own Wedding'

04. 9.2014
"My greatest fear is that the international community may leave us. We saw what happened when the Russians left. Whenever the international...

Tourialay Ghiassi: 'In Afghanistan, the Fear That Transitional Democracy Might Fall to Dictatorship Prevails'

04. 8.2014
"There is a pervasive societal ethic, culture, and attitude that rejects the presence of women who work and are active in civil society."...

Russia in Crimea -- Not 'Munich 1938' Yet Again

04. 8.2014
Western hysteria surrounding Russia's seizing of Crimea is rooted in a larger problem with U.S. foreign policy -- "the Munich 1938 syndrome."...

Kazemiya Mohaqeq: 'We Cannot Even Begin to List Our Demands If We Do Not Shake Off the Straitjacket of Illiteracy'

04. 7.2014
"The women's movement needs to evolve beyond its current membership of elite women. It must extend to all pockets of society; we need to...

Nader Nadery: "These Freedoms Are the Most Precious Gifts to the People of Afghanistan"

04. 5.2014
"The civil and political freedoms we currently enjoy are without precedent in Afghanistan. These freedoms are the most precious gifts to...

Somaya Ramesh: 'Things Will Get Worse If the Government Sacrifices Human Rights for Political Interests'

04. 4.2014
"I visited a friend of mine a few days ago and noticed that she was quite tired and depressed. I asked her what was wrong. She told me...
5 Signs You Know the Middle East Peace Process Is in Trouble

5 Signs You Know the Middle East Peace Process Is in Trouble

04. 4.2014
The one man who has been able to keep the Netanyahu-Abbas square-off from imploding, Secretary of State John Kerry, is signaling that there...

Daoud Naji: 'Afghanistan Is Plagued With Repeated Cultural Rupture'

04. 4.2014
"The high rates of illiteracy amongst women have devastating impacts for women's participation. A large proportion of Afghan women are...
Washington's High Priests: Why Mainstream Pundits Who Are Generally Wrong on Foreign Policy Continue to Pontificate

Washington's High Priests: Why Mainstream Pundits Who Are Generally Wrong on Foreign Policy Continue to Pontificate

04. 3.2014
The pundits of the foreign policy establishment continuously poison public opinion and litter the public landscape with nonsense about...
On the Matter of Stepping on a Bear's Tail

On the Matter of Stepping on a Bear's Tail

04. 2.2014
These days, true journalism, the fourth estate of any functioning republic, consists primarily in breaking the codes of secrecy surrounding...