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It's the World's Ripest Banana Republic. (Welcome Home.)

Peter Mandel | Posted 08.09.2016 | Politics
Peter Mandel

It's a Banana Republic like no other. Fly into its capital from abroad and you'll catch a whiff of over-ripeness, even decay. The baggage carousel cl...

Sorry Liberals, A Violent Response To Trump Is As Logical As Any

Jesse Benn | Posted 06.06.2016 | Politics
Jesse Benn

Embed from Getty Images The rise of Donald Trump has exposed the frightening underbelly of America's foulest tendencies. Our racism, nativism, xenoph...

In Syria, the People's Demands Are Still Key

Amil Khan | Posted 09.23.2014 | World
Amil Khan

With extremists allying with tribal leaders to take over swathes of Iraq, and Russia and Iran helping keep Bashar al Assad in power in Syria, it is difficult to imagine we ever thought ordinary people had the power to change anything.

A Second Wave of Corporate Governance in the Middle East and North Africa

Dr. Hischam El-Agamy | Posted 10.11.2011 | World
Dr. Hischam El-Agamy

In the Middle East and North Africa, the Second Wave of corporate governance will be stimulated because of the region's extraordinary need for growth and enhancement in the welfare of its citizens.

Witnessing Revolutions

Ann Medlock | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ann Medlock

With all the news of uprisings, I've been rocketed back in time and space to the Congo, to Vietnam, where I got some first-hand experiences of what it's like when people make such dramatic moves.

Accountability Beyond Rhetoric

Ziad J. Asali, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ziad J. Asali, M.D.

Corruption is a threat to national security and not just a financial crime. We should not be the world's policeman, nor should we be the dictator's patron.