The Human Rights Watch report, "Separate and Unequal: Israel’s Discriminatory Treatment of Palestinians in the Occupied Palestinian Territories" reveals nothing new but is nevertheless a conclusive demonstration of acute and pervasive discrimination against Palestinians as a salient feature of the Israeli occupation.
The United States' protracted fight against insurgencies in Iraq and Afghanistan have raised the spectre of the Vietnam war. A review on recent literature on US wartime policies from Vietnam to Iraq and Afghanistan.
The WikiLeaks saga demonstrates that secrecy plus power results in corruption and crime, and that an informed citizenry is essential to prevent our's from becoming a society where civil liberties are a pipe dream and torture is the norm.
The wikileak cables do not include shocking revelations that reverse our understanding of global issues, but they are an ineffably sad body of evidence that President Obama’s promise to change US' interaction on global stage remains unfulfilled.