From Julius Caesar to Adolf Hitler, history is replete with examples of emergency powers being used to damage the very constitutional order they were designed to protect.
Drones are a tool to manage the threat of al-Shabaab, but there's no way they'll defeat the group entirely.
What the law says about stripping people of their British citizenship.
This is not the first time a Nigerian poll has been postponed but it is certainly the most dramatic.
A recent poll reports that two-thirds of white evangelical women still approve of the president.
The media has a role to play in explaining what Brexit really means to ordinary people, but it's getting lost in the politics – and time's running out.
Four scholars weigh in on President Donald Trump's State of the Union speech, exploring his statements on immigration, childhood poverty, the border wall and the investigations into his campaign.
Jeremy Hunt says he will making press freedom a priority. Good for him There are a few things he can do immediately.
Wherever there is an ugly, unresolved injustice pulling at the fabric of a society, there is an opportunity to haul it out in public and deal with it through a truth commission.
The ethical implications of putting vigilantes on the front line in the battle against child sex abuse.
The social polarisation over Brexit is pronounced and shows no sign of diminishing.
If you want to understand the new face of conservatism in the US, there's only one place to look.
Estimates of modern slavery vary widely, whether they try to pin down numbers in the U.S., across the globe or just in certain industries.
Knife crime is a symptom of the toxic environments that adults create around children.
While the West fails to solve its border issues, countries in Asia and Africa have found a positive way forward.