Join the debate: How much democratic change will the new regimes in Egypt and Tunisia bring?
As the financial crisis deepens, some analysts have predicted it could cause war. But while social unrest will certainly increase, Europe lacks a "cost-benefit" equation for war.
The Palestinian bid for statehood is revealing America's waning influence in the region.
After decades of Western-run development in Africa, it is time to reevaluate our progress. International NGOs may be more of a hindrance than a solution to social and economic issues.
The inability of voters to influence politicians on issues like the Iraq War is one of the primary reasons why they are fed up with the political system.
There is a basis in Islam for outrage over visual depictions of the Prophet, but how do you reconcile free speech and religious concerns?
We need to analyze power beyond classic realism to understand the growing multipolarity of the world, and what it means to be a "superpower" today.
Yemeni President Ali Abduallah Saleh has returned amid renewed violence, highlighting a failed American diplomatic effort and a missed opportunity to pressure him while in Saudi Arabia.
Perry's critique of the revolution in Egypt but praise for the protests in Syria and Iran shows he doesn't understand Middle East politics, or the workings of democracy.
The downturn in the tourism industry is crippling Arab economies and therefore may be the most dangerous repercussion of the Arab Spring.
U.S. influence in North Africa will improve because of U.S. support to the Libyan revolution, increased attention to Tunisia, and support for constitutional referendum in Morocco.
U.S. influence in Africa is ebbing due to commitments in the Middle-East and Central Asia, and France has moved in.
The UN needs to rewrite the mandate of its peacekeeping force in Haiti to reign in peacekeepers who are increasingly working outside the law.
Saudi Arabia granting women the right to vote and run for municipal elections should be applauded, as it is a big step for women's rights in the region.
Though Syria fines students for skipping classes and using Facebook to prevent participation in protests, this will not entirely diffuse the threat that students pose to the regime.
"Youth bulge" has become a buzzword in Indian politics following the anti-corruption drive and the Arab Spring. But India shouldn't label youth as deviant — they are instead an economic force.
Turkey's proclamation that Israel is the spoiled child of the West is a statement pointedly aimed at the U.S., illustrating Turkey's moves against Israel.
President Clinton's annual meeting proves we need to work towards generating innovative solutions, not just generating conversation.
If the UN grants Palestine statehood it would be rewarding Palestine's long-time terrorist actions against Israel as well as its unwillingness to come to the bargaining table.
As the Palestinian statehood bid approaches, what do the Palestinian youth want Americans to know about their situation? Anna Therese Day caught up with a few young Palestinians to hear their perspectives.
Declining budgets and political in-fighting are not the only story of European defense cooperation. The EU has some meaningful reform efforts that could improve Europe's defense picture.
YOU DECIDE: Is the UN Security Council Palestine's best choice to seek recognition of statehood? Watch Abbas and Netanyahu speak.
The EU president has announced the creation of a common bond for the Eurozone, which is going to help solve the continent's economic crisis.
A conversation with a Chinese newspaper editor based near Wenzhou, China on journalism's role in a country where the state rules with an iron fist.
As a debt crisis weakens the euro, European leaders must embark on a grand restructuring to save the currency.