This bill will absolutely have a chilling effect on free speech, as journalists and media entities try to work to keep the government accountable while a quarter-century prison sentence hangs over their heads.
What can 100 US troops actually do to combat a small but fanatical militia organization that has already existed for over two decades? Is Ugandan President Museveni really invested in taking down the Lord’s Resistance Army?
Though rival factions and NATO posturing may compromise these efforts, Libya’s relative wealth at least gives transition leaders the material means to establish legitimacy
What is the future of food production in a world of rapid climatic change and heightened weather extremes?
If South Sudan can ever find the means to establish control over its own oil reserves and resist the international economic meddling that would undo any progress it seeks for its people, that will truly herald a new era of decolonization.
As Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s accuser goes down in a blaze of accusations and libel, the rehabilitation of the IMF proceeds on apace.
The Book of Mormon soundtrack tries, with varying degrees of success, to satirize three different subjects: Mormons, Broadway and Western ignorance about Africa, respectively.
In a Strange Room didn’t have any of the gimmicks or signs of writerly significance to win the Man Booker Prize, but this doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t read it. Its sometimes bleak depictions of human frailty and weakness are somehow uplifting and beautiful in the end.
Would Gadhafi exist if the western nations treated The Third World fairly and did not interfere in the affairs of other nations for their own interests? It is unlikely he would have any raison d’être
“What has Muammar Gaddafi been up to for the past two decades? And who are these ‘African mercenaries’ who are killing civilians?” Kristin Rawls has the answer.