Garry Leech on how the new regime in Washington is committing itself to a Colombia policy that is even more militaristic than that of the Bush administration.
Barack Obama faces a historic challenge in the Middle East, as Uri Avnery explains.
Kiraz Janicke on the latest round in the ongoing war of words between the Venezuelan and Colombian governments.
Rising rates of teen pregnancy and STDs in the United States are the result of programmes intended to stamp them out, argues George Monbiot.
Ramzy Baroud considers the implications of the conspiracy theories surrounding Yasser Arafat's death five years ago.
Kiraz Janicke on how the increasing US presence in Colombia is causing friction between Colombia and Venezuela.
Uri Avnery on the conspiracy of silence which protects Israeli war criminals.
Lila Ghobady outlines why Iran's 'reformist' candidate does not represent a real alternative to the repressiveness of the incumbent regime.
The Venezuelan government has challenged the objectivity of a US report on drug trafficking, writes Tamara Pearson.
The Israeli assault on Gaza his slipped off the radar of mainstream news coverage, as Ramzy Baroud explains.