Thursday, December 18, 2014
Tuesday, September 09, 2014
Wednesday, July 02, 2014
Every year on the Fourth of July, at some point between the cookouts and the fireworks, thousands of foreign-born residents across the United States become citizens through annual naturalization ceremonies. With the Fourth just around the corner, we take a closer look at immigration patterns over the past five years.
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
As Iraq spirals deeper and deeper into chaos, tensions remain high between Ukraine and Russia, and territorial disputes in the South China Sea are mounting. Ian Bremmer, head of Eurasia Group, weighs in on the inconsistencies in President Obama’s foreign policy agenda.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
My enemy's enemy is my friend? It's a line that's pervaded discussions about the possibility of the U.S. and Iran teaming up to address a rapidly destabilizing Iraq. Hillary Mann Leverett, co-author of "Going To Tehran: Why America Must Accept the Islamic Republic of Iran," weighs in.
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Pakistan is on the edge as chronic chaos, violence, and unrest erupts in Karachi. The Pakistani version of the Taliban has managed to shut down the international airport twice this week. Today insurgents, possibly with no Taliban affiliation, attacked an airport training facility.
Tuesday, June 03, 2014
President Obama authorized the release of five Guantánamo Bay detainees over the weekend, in exchange for an American POW. Carol Rosenberg, reporter from the Miami Herald, profiles the five released prisoners and discusses their potential future.
Thursday, May 15, 2014
Ukrainian Ambassador to the United Nations, Yuriy Sergeyev is confident in his country's ability to hold free and fair elections. But when it comes to dealing with Moscow, the ambassador is not so confident, saying that Russian President Vladimir Putin is "mentally ill."
Monday, May 12, 2014
A vote on self rule in eastern Ukraine is threatening to throw the fragile government in Kiev off balance. What does the referendum mean within a historical context, and what impact will it have on the nation's uncertain future?
Tuesday, May 06, 2014
British lawyer Maya Lester has been getting calls from Russians that have been sanctioned over the Ukraine crises. She's made a successful career helping Iranian, Syrians and others get off blacklists for two decades.
Thursday, May 01, 2014
Hundreds of Nigerian citizens took to the streets yesterday to demand the safe release of hundreds of schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram, calling on government and military officials to do more to rescue the girls who have now been held captive for more than two weeks.
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
In the days before the nation's first election since American withdrawal, Iraqis have continued to face deadly violence. The election is being held amid tight security provided by hundreds of thousands troops and police.
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
On Monday, President Obama announced new sanctions against Russian politicians and companies close to President Vladimir Putin. But if Putin has the Russian people in his pocket, he may not need the rich as badly as the West thinks.