Expert Sitings: Irene Khan
Irene Khan is the secretary-general of Amnesty International (AI). She is the first woman, first Asian, and first Muslim to serve as AI's director.
The real message of the collapse of trade talks in Cancún: Business as usual is over for the WTO.
Europe’s Awkward Embrace
European conservatives should imitate U.S. politicians and learn to love immigrants.
The People’s Sovereignty
How a new twist on an old idea can protect the world's most vulnerable populations.
Job Description for the Next Pope
To ensure the vitality of the Catholic Church, the successor to John Paul II must embrace science, reject globalization, reach out to the Islamic world -- and brush up on economics.
Japan’s English Lessons
North Korea's nuclear threat is forcing Japan to choose between two strategic options: draw closer to the United States, or develop a more autonomous and assertive foreign policy. How to balance these competing visions? Look to another island nation, Britain, which has spent the last 60 years strongly allied to the United States yet maintaining its ability to act independently on the global stage.