In more than two-thirds of the mining-related lawsuits against governments in the region, communities have been actively organizing against the mining activities.
Under deals like the TPP, countries that might otherwise have curtailed corporate activities won’t do so, simply out of fear of being sued by multinational corporations.
Syria is emerging as a metaphor for the fragmentation and chaos that the modern world barely contains.
A new book explores the tensions between liberal state-building and outside manipulation.
South Sudan, on the verge of nationhood, has a lot of oil but faces enormous challenges.
Robert Naiman and Ian Williams go head to head on the Libyan War.
The choice in Libya is clear: to support the popular uprising and not the unpopular tyrant.
Will Belarus buck the recent trend and give up its sovereignty to merge with Russia?
Kosovo has declared its independence from Serbia. But there are still a few obstacles in the path of statehood.
To bring development, reconciliation, and stability to conflict areas, it’s better to think local.
Kosovo is on the verge of independence. What can Washington and Brussells do to overcome Serbian and Russian opposition?
China wants Taiwan, Taiwan wants independence, and Ian Williams wants you to know why Taipei has a more compelling argument than Beijing.
September turned out to be a tragic escalation over preceding months in the multinational reach and catastrophic scale of exclusively human violence.