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The Ukraine: What Would Churchill Do?

Barry Singer | Posted 07.30.2014 | Politics
Barry Singer

Would Winston Churchill have sent troops in to stop Vladimir Putin's grab for the Crimea? Those still calling for military action love to draw parallels with Churchill's early and unyielding opposition to Hitler during the run-up to World War II.

Thoughts on India's New Prime Minister Narendra Modi

S. Azmat Hassan | Posted 07.29.2014 | World
S. Azmat Hassan

The fact that a tea-seller's son who sold cups of tea at a railway station has become India's Prime Minister with a thumping majority, is indicative of a sea change in Indian politics.

Opportunities Abound for American Companies in India Election Aftermath

Gunjan Bagla | Posted 07.23.2014 | Business
Gunjan Bagla

India, where business is conducted in English, has more in common with the United States than any other major economy in Asia. The potential for mutual benefit for these two free market democracies is unprecedented.

Overcoming Adversity and Running for Parliament

Sunil Chacko | Posted 05.31.2014 | Politics
Sunil Chacko

There are many types of people with passion, dedication and commitment to the parliamentary process, and despite all its faults, it does appear that there is no other system that is particularly better at this time.

If You Want the American Dream, Go to Finland

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 02.13.2014 | Politics
Blake Fleetwood

The American dream --- the notion of equal opportunity for all, the chance to pull yourself up by your boot straps and make something of yourself --- is gone.

Spain's Prime Minister Rocked By Corruption Scandal

Reuters | Posted 09.08.2013 | World

By Sonya Dowsett and Julien Toyer MADRID, July 9 (Reuters) - Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy may take a pounding from fresh corru...

David Lohr

Missing In France? Don't Expect Police Help

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 05.25.2013 | Crime

Missing in France? Don’t expect police to come looking. Though the United States and Canada have bolstered their missing person organizations wit...

Continuity Breaks Italy's Deadlock

Marco Vicenzino | Posted 06.24.2013 | World
Marco Vicenzino

The 46-year old Mr. Letta would be the nation's second youngest prime minister if confirmed by parliament. In theory, it marks a generational change but not one of substance.

The Last Lion Keeps Roaring -- A Book Review

Bill Marriott | Posted 06.10.2013 | Books
Bill Marriott

Writer Paul Reid took Manchester's volume of work and has just completed the final work. It's very long -- 1,053 pages and small type and very, very few chapters -- but well done.

Berlusconi Returns

Jeff Danziger | Posted 02.10.2013 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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The Elephant Falls, or Rises, the Story Goes...

Juliet Asante | Posted 10.31.2012 | World
Juliet Asante

The past two years have been interesting ones for Africa. Africa stands tall in something it hasn't been noted for, and interestingly, therefore, the uniqueness of it has almost slipped under the radar.

Listen: Tony Blair Still Battles Media's 'Deception' Charges

David Tereshchuk | Posted 09.11.2012 | Media
David Tereshchuk

I interviewed former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair. We taped in London, where he's still a very divisive figure, and much more so, it's clear, than many Americans realize.

Ex-Iceland Prime Minister Faces No Punishment For Role In Financial Crisis

AP | ANNA ANDERSEN | Posted 06.23.2012 | Business

REYKJAVIK, Iceland — The leader of Iceland's government when the nation's banking system collapsed was convicted Monday of one criminal charge, ...

Professor Monti, It Could Be Better for Italy

Laura Kiss | Posted 02.05.2012 | World
Laura Kiss

In recent days, in order to try to save Italy from default, Professor Monti has tried to assure Italians with three key words: recovery, equity and growth.

London Riots Won Over by a Nation of Tea Lovers

Toan Lam | Posted 10.31.2011 | Impact
Toan Lam

What happens after your life has been threatened and in danger and you've successfully run to safety? According to Jonathan Walker and his wife, Philippa Morgan Walker, "Put the kettle on!"

Yingluck Shinawatra Voted In As Thailand's First Female Prime Minister

AP | By THANYARAT DOKSONE | Posted 10.04.2011 | World

BANGKOK -- Thai lawmakers elected U.S.-educated businesswoman Yingluck Shinawatra as the country's first female prime minister Friday, setting the sta...

Egypt Art Chief Zahi Hawass To Be Imprisoned

Ahram Online | Posted 06.18.2011 | Arts

Minister of State for Antiquities Affairs Zahi Hawass has been sentenced to one year in jail on Sunday for refusing to fulfill a court ruling over a l...

My Interview With Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou... From the Top of the Acropolis

Steven Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Steven Hill

Prime ministers are pretty busy people, especially when the capitalist world believes that your nation could be a domino that brings down the rest of them.

Will India Win Coveted UN Seat?

Sunil Sharan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sunil Sharan

The mandarins of New Delhi must be pleased as punch to have had over to visit leaders of all five permanent member countries in quick succession. Inexorable appears the march but will India find the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow?

Joseph Stiglitz on Gordon Brown

Robert Teitelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Teitelman

We may never know for certain whether former Prime Minister Gordon Brown was the great and magnanimous hero of Stiglitz's telling or a figure brought low by forces he failed to foresee.

Tony Blair Memoir

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

LONDON — It's a political memoir with celebrity trappings – secrecy, security, a multimillion-dollar deal and, crucially, controversy. To...

Gordon Brown, Ousted British Prime Minister, To Publish Financial Crisis Book In November

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

LONDON — Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown is publishing an insider account of the global financial crisis, his first book since being ...

Japanese Prime Minister Slammed By Wife In New Book

CNN | Kyung Lah | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan is used to political lashings. But the latest one is not from an opposition party -- it's from his own wife. In a b...

New Law On Jewish Conversion Threatens Israeli Government

ABC News | Simon McGregor-Wood | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A new bill to change the rules governing how people who convert to Judaism are treated in Israel is threatening a domestic political crisis and has sp...

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
DK Matai

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