This is not an article on South Sudan, which is just as well because the conflicts there are almost fractal in their complexity
Here we go again. North Korea launched a ballistic missile of intercontinental range on Sunday (saying it was just putting up a satellite)
The outcome of the US presidential primaries was supposed to be Hillary Clinton
70th anniversary of the first use of a nuclear weapon on Hiroshima on Aug. 6, 1945.
Countries laying claim to North Pole, but is there anything there really worth fighting for?
It may be hard to write an algorithmic moral code strong enough to constrain and contain super-smart software.
The Global Terrorism Index has some useful observations to offer.
It’s the U.S. that cannot be trusted to keep its commitments, because the American political system is mired in a perpetual civil war
It was the fall of the Berlin Wall on 9 November, 1989, that really opened the flood-gates.
Last Sunday was a busy day: three elections, in three different continents, all of them offering at least the hope of better times.
The only major oil exporters that are not in deep trouble are the Arab countries.
“It was not worth even one life,” said Harry Patch shortly before he died in 2009 at the age of 111
Mahmoud Abbas said something cryptic last Friday, shortly after the Israelis began their latest round of attacks
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko shouldn't make promises he can't keep.
Media will go on fizzing with apocalyptic speculations for a week or so, but the war of movement is over.
It’s just over a month since the Thai army overthrew Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.
Thailand’s Constitutional Court has come through for the opposition once again.
Hillary Clinton would never have used the word when she was U.S. Secretary of State, because she still has presidential ambitions
Formal division of the country into two successor states is now a real possibility, but it’s unlikely to happen without further fighting.
Greenland has the highest suicide rate in the world: one in five Greenlanders tries to commit suicide at some point in their lives.