How Military Contracting Hides Human Costs and Increases Inequality

Some 8,000 U.S. contractors have died abroad since 9/11, compared to 7,000 U.S. troops.

Five Ways the Arms Trade Treaty Advances Arms Control

For the first time in history, the $70-billion global arms trade will be regulated by international law.

Portugal Struggles to Meet Troika Conditions

In order to qualify for the next loan installment, Prime Minister Coelho must convince the European Union and the IMF that he can make draconian cuts.

Explaining the Cyprus Shakedown

Despite Cyprus’ small size, the implications of its bailout deal deal could have serious consequences for the eurozone.