The US president's tweet declaring the US would recognise Israeli sovereignty over the Syrian territory was unexpected and will do nothing for regional stability.
Though largely political and symbolic, the campus free speech order that President Trump issued matters because it ties millions of federal research dollars to how well colleges protect free speech.
How man-made barriers can harm humanity for centuries.
The Trump administration's proposal to block federally funded organizations from providing comprehensive reproductive health care will deprive millions of people access to sexual health services.
President Trump vetoed Congress' rejection of his emergency declaration. That brings the constitutional confrontation closer to the Supreme Court and a potentially destabilizing outcome.
As migrant caravans become commonplace, life goes on along the frontera sur where tumultuous Central America and the poorest part of Mexico meet.
Humiliation can lead to conflict both within and between countries. President Trump's use of humiliation should be of concern to both America and the world.
If you think Americans are suckers for conspiracies theories, you ought to hear some of the theories that are popular in Putin's Russia.
Margaret Atwood's classic novel imagined a society where women had almost no power. Hundreds of people gathered in Sydney yesterday to hear Atwood speak about dystopias – fictional and otherwise.
Many of the men and women who left homes in the West to join ISIS or similar terrorist organizations in Syria and Iraq as fighters or supporters now want to come home. Should they be allowed back?
Psychological phenomena like confirmation bias and the Dunning-Kruger effect make it easy for people to fall for deliberate or inadvertent lies in the news.
Any meaningful breakthrough in the relationship between the US and North Korea is once again stalled by the insistence on denuclearisation.
While Trump may be an extreme example, much of the conduct Cohen highlighted reflects attitudes and actions commonplace among public companies.
Canada's recent decision to temporarily stop deporting Haitians and Venezuelans reaffirms the nation's commitment to vulnerable people. However, Quebec's recent policies don't match with Canada's.
Michael Cohen wants you to know that throwing your kid a ball doesn't make you a Red Sox pitcher. So he told lies, he says, but that doesn't make him a liar. A rhetoric scholar dissects his argument.
Research shows the news media often reproduce metaphors that frame North Korea as dangerous, provocative, irrational, secretive, impoverished and totalitarian.
A small country surrounded by giants such as China, Russia and the United States, Vietnam long ago learned to work with its neighbours and assert its independence.
The US president as avant-garde provocateur.
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.
The power dynamics in the World Bank have changed dramatically.