Are we losing out to the Chinese? Gilbert M. Khadiagala, University of the Witwatersrand The Chibok girls may never be found
Berta Cáceres' family wants the U.S. to halt security funds until the Honduran government agrees to an impartial investigation.
Morocco has illegally occupied the former Spanish colony for more than 40 years.
US official development assistance is focused significantly in three regions - Asia, Europe and sub-Saharan Africa. Between
Until recently, the U.S. relationship to Saudi Arabia has been one of those things that we're not allowed to do anything about. There's death and taxes, and the U.S. is joined at the hip to Saudi Arabia. Move along, nothing to see here.
On February 24, representatives from Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala will meet with Vice President Biden in Washington to discuss the past and future of the Alliance for Prosperity, a multi-year U.S. aid package to Central America.
Congress is still debating Obama's proposed $1 billion aid package to Central America. In the past years, the majority of funding to Central America, allocated through the Central America Regional Security Initiative, has mainly focused on the drug war and fighting gangs.
The United States State Department recently released their 2014 Human Rights Report. The latest report describes grave human rights conditions in Mexico, including abuses committed by government agents, use of torture, poorly investigated disappearances, and widespread impunity.
Eagle Adrift in the Middle East: When Democracy and National Security Are Two Sides of the Same Coin -- and Democracy Loses
Last week U.S. President Barack Obama informed Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al Sisi that the military aid that was previously put on hold in the wake of the 2013 military takeover that removed Egypt's first democratically elected president, Mohammed Morsi, would be reinstated.
The so-called Arab Spring has proved that the fall of a Mubarak-like presidency does not mean the immediate rise of democracy. In spite of this, I am confident that Egypt will not return to an authoritarian governing system again, and that with some time, it will achieve its democratic goals.