The U.S., a climate laggard under George W. Bush and a climate braggart under Barack Obama, is actually stepping up to the plate with serious actions.
I was able to escape from the neighbourhood but they were not.
'They have invented a myth about atomic [bombs] in order to ensure that Iran is a threat. No! The threat is from the United States with [their] uncontrolled and destabilizing interventions.'
200 arrested, 15 buildings burned down and several policemen injured – this is the result of the Baltimore riots. Protests, after another African-American was killed by police officers, have been a recurring nightmare.
Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, the Baltimore mayor, has ordered a curfew. Larry Hogan, the Maryland [Read more]
Iraqi Prime Minister al-Abadi visited the U.S. and held talks with U.S. President Obama. At the press conference following the meeting between al-Abadi and Obama, the American president spoke about the situation in Iraq and the relationship with the Iraqi regime.
Something Obama said was extremely dangerous because [Read more]
Why Russia and the United States must never stop talking to each other.
In a context marked by growing income inequality, political scientists are re-examining the fundamental issue of the impact of inequality on democracy. Their conclusions are both illuminating and worrying.
The first suicide attack by the Islamic State, also known as Daesh, in Afghanistan shows that it has established its presence in this region as well. The attack resulted in the deaths of about three dozen Afghan citizens, who were standing in line in front of a bank to withdraw their salaries. Afghan President Ashraf [Read more]