If profligate spending leads to complete economic collapse, tyranny may be the result.
As Latin American governments continue marching toward ever-closer “integration” under transnational bodies like the socialist-dominated Union of South American Nations (UNASUR), regional leaders are now calling for what essentially amounts to a continental police force. The authoritarian regime ruling Venezuela, meanwhile, is attempting to erect a new hemispheric “human rights commission” that excludes the U.S. government.
Islamists haven taken to the streets of Cairo in the aftermath of an elections committee removing several top candidates on the basis of terrorism convictions and other violations of Egyptian election law.
Five years after Mexican President Felipe Calderon took office, his declaration of war against the drug cartels proves to have failed.
Chinese pro-life dissident Chen Guangcheng may have been coerced to leave the U.S. Embassy under threats against his family by Chinese officials.
White House senior counterterrorism adviser John Brennan has tried to justify proliferating drone strikes in Islamic countries this week as a legitimate reaction to the threat posed by the September 11 attacks more than a decade ago.
Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng may be safe for the moment from his country's repressive regime, but pregnant women and their pre-born babies remain in danger.
President Obama addressed the nation from Afghanistan May 1, claiming victory over al Qaeda and touting a new agreement with Afghan President Hamid Karzai keeping U.S. troops in combat in the nation for at least two more years.
Just weeks ago the CIA requested expanded authority to deploy drones to target and kill suspected militants hiding in Yemen. To no one’s surprise, President Obama has given them that authority.
Samantha Power, who has been chosen by President Obama to head the new Atrocities Prevention Board, is a proponent of the Right to Protect doctrine, a key aspect of which promotes the redistribution of sovereignty.