Ireland: The Great Famine 2.0

Ireland: The Great Famine 2.0

Historical analogies are tricky, but the potato famine and the current economic crisis have parallels that are hard to ignore.

A Cluster of Fallacies

The U.S. rationale for skipping the cluster bomb negotiations is truly off the wall.

Securing the Irish Peace

Talks continue this week on Northern Ireland’s political future. Why is it taking them so long to end the longstanding dispute once and for all?

Tehran or Pyongyang?

Washington’s uncompromising tactics with both Tehran and Pyongyang have failed to achieve anything but the most radioactive results.

African Fantasies

There is so little room in the American consciousness for Africa.