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Iran’s Nuclear Program: A Generational Divide

by Ghazal Rahmanpanah –Iran/USA– In the summer of 2013, three decades after the end of the Iranian hostage crisis, the windows of the former United States […]

Feature Articles, Foreign Policy, Iran, Nuclear Weapons, Politics & Democracy, Tehran, The World, United States

Dependency and Power: Nomi Prins on All the President’s Bankers

by Kirstin Kelley, Graduate Assistant Editor Nomi Prins’ recently published book, All the Presidents’ Bankers: The Hidden Alliances That Drive American Power, covers 100 years of […]

Business & Economy, Feature Articles, Foreign Policy, Politics & Democracy, United States

India Braces for US Pressure on Afghanistan and Kashmir

by Aditi Bhaduri – India – As US President Barack Obama commits a troops increase in Afghanistan and a recognition of the “good Taliban,” and as […]

Afghanistan, Development, Feature Articles, Foreign Policy, India, Kashmir, Middle East, Pakistan, Politics & Democracy, Taliban

How to Solve the Food Crisis: Cut trade barriers and start a Green Revolution in Africa, says Jeffrey Sachs

by Eva Sohlman – Sweden – In Haiti people eat cakes baked with mud for lack of flour. In Bangladesh, Indonesia and across Africa, riots are […]

Business & Economy, Food & Nutrition, Hunger, International Aid, Politics & Democracy

Strobe Talbott Sees Problems on the Horizon for the Next US President

by Eva Sohlman – Sweden – The hope for change is tremendous after nearly eight years of George W. Bush in the White House – both […]

Elections, Feature Articles, Foreign Policy, Politics & Democracy, United States

Mugabe’s Forcible “Clearance” of 2.4 Million of His Own People in Operation Murambatsvina: A Tragic Legacy, Two Years Later

by Constance Manika – Zimbabwe – My conscience has not let me rest since I last visited the small mining town of Bindura, about 90 kilometers […]

Africa, Corruption, Displacement, Feature Articles, Human Rights, International Aid, Media, Politics & Democracy, Poverty, Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe

The US Elections: This Time It’s the Issues, Not Just Images

by María Suárez Toro – Costa Rica/Puerto Rico – Although the image of the various candidates has been a central target in almost all electoral processes […]

Barack Obama, Elections, Feature Articles, Foreign Policy, Hillary Clinton, Iraq War, Politics & Democracy, United States

Open Letter to the Next US President: Get Tougher on Mugabe’s Despotic Government, But Send Aid for the Suffering Zimbabweans

by Constance Manika – Zimbabwe – “When elephants fight, it is the grass which suffers.” – African Proverb The Zimbabwean government introduced an ambitious Antiretroviral Drugs […]

Africa, Corruption, Development, Elections, Feature Articles, Healthcare, HIV/AIDS, International Aid, Politics & Democracy, Robert Mugabe, United States, Zimbabwe