The flood of people fleeing war and misery is swelling daily, reaching the borders of Europe in a desperate bid for safety. There's little hope for a solution as long as massive arms sales continue.
U.S. foreign policy
A war with Iran would be a catastrophe, yet by opposing diplomacy, hundreds of members of the U.S. Congress may be blundering into just such a conflict.
On July 20, history was made in Washington, D.C., and in Havana, Cuba. As the Cuban national anthem was played, the island nation's flag was raised over its embassy in Washington, D.C.
For the first time in more than half a century, the presidents of the U.S. and Cuba have had a formal meeting. Barack Obama met with Cuban President Raúl Castro at the 7th Summit of the Americas.
What are the consequences when governments make policy based on faith and imperial hubris instead of science and expertise? It's a question that comes to mind watching the Russia-Ukraine crisis.
The U.S. through a series of moves designed to increase "pressure" on Putin over its backing of separatist forces in eastern Ukraine has committed a blunder of the first order.
There's a reason The Interview affair has an air of déjà vu. In 1980, the British film Death of a Princess, by Antony Thomas and Gladys Ganley, provoked similar responses on the part of Saudi Arabia.
The failed United States policy against Cuba, which has stifled relations between these neighbouring countries and inflicted generations of harm upon the Cuban people, may finally be collapsing.
The War on Terror is never-ending. But is it really about a war on ISIL or their barbaric methods or a recapture of what is left of the Middle East after two disastrous wars?
The new war in Iraq isn't really a war on ISIL or their barbaric methods. It's the third part of an ongoing War on Terror, to recapture what is left of the Middle East after two disastrous wars.