JURIST April 13, 2012 Viviana Giacaman and Elsa Peraldí of Freedom House argue that the proposed constitutional amendment to federalize crimes against journalists in Mexico is an important and timely step, but more must still be done.
by David J. Kramer and Christopher Walker Foreign Policy March 1, 2012
Prime Minister Vladimir Putin's announcement on Sept. 24, 2011, of a choreographed plan in which he would displace Dmitry Medvedev and return to the Russian presidency -- for six, and possibly 12, more years - has evidently touched a raw nerve in Russian society. Read the full article here.
Religion has resurged in political influence across the globe, in many instances buttressed by the very forces — globalization, democracy and technology — that were supposed to weaken its grip. The Toronto Star February 23, 2012 by Sue Gunawardena-Vaughn and Aaron Myers