From the Syria conflict to climate change to economic inequality, the debate has moved rapidly online -- but does it really affect outcome or is it merely an outlet for frustration?
On last weeks Valentine's Day President Obama hosted a so-called digital 'Fireside Hangout' in which he spoke with #1 New York bestseller John Green.
Kathryn Bolkovac had a passion for representing an institution that symbolizes the culture of peace, humanity and international justice like no other in the world. After living up to the moral standards set by the very same institution, her career in international law enforcement ended in April 2001.
February 17 marked the fifth anniversary of Kosova's independence. It has been a honor and a pleasure to stand by the people of Kosova as they have moved from tragedy to triumph over the last 20 years. But the struggle is not yet over.
The visit of a president to a neighboring country should not be breaking news, unless the visiting president happens to be subject to an arrest warrant for heinous crimes and the host country is a state party to the Court that issued those warrants.
It was on nuclear policy that Hagel's fellow Republicans have been most contradictory and incoherent. Not one of the senators who were so insistent on brandishing the military option against Tehran demanded that Hagel threaten a military attack on North Korea's nuclear facilities.
In the State of the Union address, U.S. President Barack Obama presented an outline of his administration's priorities for the next four years. The ad...
Some of North Korea's military missile and nukes could be diverted to improving living conditions and China and the United States could insist on re-starting talks. But boys like their toys.
President Omar Al-Bashir will be visiting Chad this coming weekend to participate in the Summit of the Community of Sahel-Saharan States. The Sudanese president is subject to two arrest warrants for atrocities committed against his own people in Darfur.
In his 1961 inaugural address, Kennedy called the UN one of the most important pillars of American security. No president since then has ever mentioned the UN again in an inaugural address. Last month Obama proved to be no different in his remarks.
For now, France has achieved its objectives, at minimal costs and to general acclaim. But the crisis is not over. As it unfolds, France will find that it is unable to influence the course of events as decisively as it has in weeks past.
The 94-3 Senate vote confirming John Kerry as our new Secretary of State is, in that regard, a remarkably unifying, indeed affirming, action as I see it. Not a thing to do with gender, race, God, age or political party: simply the most qualified American for the job.
Ten years ago this week, a defining moment occurred in the Bush administration's push to invade Iraq. On Feb. 5, 2003, then-Secretary of State General...
It is important to consider how Kerry's appointment could shape U.S. foreign policy, both in the short- and long-term. Moreover, how might Kerry's tenure in the State Department affect the relationship between the U.S. and international organizations like the United Nations?
Has there been a change in Obama Administration policy over the past four years? There are certainly indications that this might be the case.
Clearly, Powell's loyalty to George Bush extended to being willing to deceive the world: the United Nations, Americans, and the coalition troops about to be sent to kill and die in Iraq. He's never been held accountable for his actions, and it's extremely unlikely he ever will be.