The age of political reason is returning to the Arab world. The people are fed up of being colonised and bullied. Meanwhile, the political temperature is rising in Jordan, Algeria and Yemen.
Egyptians' experience of a police state is behind calls not just for Mubarak's resignation but a fundamental overhaul of state structures.
The problem facing Obama is that of constructing “Mubarakism” without Mubarak, that is, to guarantee the continuity of the pro-American autocracy through an acceptable replacement recruited from the ranks of the regime.
Evidence given at the Russell Tribunal on Palestine, and the EU's provision of research grants to Israeli security companies complicit in violations of human rights law.
The term "Jasmine revolution" does not capture the meaning of the Tunisian revolt. This was a rejection of politics as usual, of big and dirty business, of EU and US-supported dictatorships.
Afghanistan is a classic instance of the political and military mess that empires leave behind.
Phyllis Bennis talks in depth about her life, career, and work.
A 2009 cable on Diego Garcia released by WikiLeaks shows how little has changed in the UK colonialist mindset in the past 50 years.
Is Colombia's narcotrafficking situation comparable to that of Mexico, including the strategies needed to combat it?
Changing global power balances, continuing crises, Iran, Afghanistan. Four TNI fellows share their predictions for 2011.