Bashar al-Assad is not going to age out of office any time soon.
China has its vanishing girls. North Korea has its disappeared prisoners. And America has a generation of missing, jailed, and dead black men.
What can the experiences of 250 people tell us about the logic of political transformation?
How far should the state go to improve the world?
I'd much rather that representatives of the world's nations gather on a regular basis to bore themselves to death in a conference rather than beat themselves to death in a war. Make resolutions, not war is the bumper sticker of the future.
When it comes to Vietnam and China, the frenemy of our frenemy is an even closer frenemy.
Washington has gone on the offensive in yet another realm: cyberspace.
We spend world-class sums on our elections. Why don't we get world-class results?
As it graduates from college, Generation Y has a chance to become the Global Generation.
America was baptized in blood and has been steeped in blood ever since. Our drone attacks are only the latest episode of serial killing.