opinion & analysis
By Ryan Faith
As China expands its naval reach across the Indian Ocean and beyond, some countries, like Tanzania, embrace it. Others, like India, do not.
French authorities say they evicted hundreds of Roma residents on Tuesday for safety reasons. But community supporters say few longterm solutions have been found.
By Peter Hotez
Today, Ron Klain officially starts his job as the country's first Ebola Czar. He may not be a scientist himself, but science should guide his policies.
A new report finds that available records show only 4 percent of the people killed by drone strikes in Pakistan can be identified by name as al Qaeda militants.
The riot in sleepy Keene, New Hampshire this past weekend reminds us how riots are racialized — and that party riots are no joke.
The first case of so-called internet addiction through Google Glass is not a horror story about technology, but a tragic tale of contemporary mental anguish.
As Islamists, democratically elected leaders, militias, and regional powers vie for control in Libya, one thing is certain: Ordinary Libyans will come out on the losing end.
By Ryan Faith
Photos of dead Kurdish fighters in Kobane suggest that they were exposed to chemical agents — and have touched off a renewed debate about WMD in Iraq.
Cornel West is right — struggle is messy, and the time for platitudes about peace from elder statesmen has long passed.
By John Everard
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has not been seen in public for five weeks. Former UK Ambassador to North Korea John Everard explains what may be going on.
Contrary to what some law enforcement officials are suggesting, default encryption now on mobile operating systems won't prevent them from solving crimes.
Even when expressing neo-Nazi beliefs or getting dozens of drag queens' Facebook accounts suspended, trolls are allowed to enjoy a moral ambiguity.
The latest US military action in Iraq and Syria doesn't have a name, so awards given to the men and women fighting will come under an old War on Terror designation.
By Chase Winter
The Turkish government and Kurdish factions in the region are longtime enemies, but they need to cooperate in order for the international community to prevail.
By Peter Hotez
Ebola has reached the US, but it's not going to spread. Several other dangerous tropical diseases, however, are already affecting millions of Americans.
The Hong Kong pro-democracy protests borrow from a global language of dissent, but are reflective of the very specific politics and history of the administrative region.
A new lawsuit is challenging a law that appears to violate the First Amendment — and make criminals out of new moms showing off baby photos.
By Liz Fields
Controversial Prime Minister Tony Abbott has passed swift anti-terrorism measures, but critics say they suppress free speech and encourage Islamophobia.