Washington must balance human rights and regional stability in its response to Beijing over Tibet.
In seven days, the Andean region went from the brink of war to a grudging peace. But as columnist Laura Carlsen reports, all is still not well.
The case for shutting down not just the prison, but the military base where it sits.
The opponents of engagement with North Korea are sharpening their knives.
Stephen Zunes tells you the real story behind the president’s latest speech.
The United States is not behind the democratic revolutions against dictators. Popular movements are.
Andrej Nosov, President, Youth Initiative for Human Rights
There’s no question that the Congressman’s personal history is both courageous and noble but most peace and justice activists have found Lantos as a very inconsistent human rights advocate.
When it comes to human rights around the world, Hillary Clinton is little more than Bush Lite.
Winning the War on Terror by spreading democracy? Our arms sales policy is working in the opposite direction.
Rep. Jim Moran thinks that Guantanamo is a blot on the U.S. reputation and should be closed down. He talks with Michael Shank on the implications of closure.
The presidential contenders are debating U.S. troop withdrawal from Iraq. Why isn’t anyone talking about Aghanistan?
The cluster bombs endangering civilians in southern Lebanon were “Made in the U.S.A.”.
If the United States cared so much about democracy in Iraq, why has it acted more like an occupying force in restricting the self-determination of Iraqi citizens?
FPIF columnist Frida Berrigan describes her experience of getting arrested at the Federal District Court building in Washington, DC. The goal: to shut down Guantanamo.