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US shutdown: Is it worth impeaching the president to avoid default?
Commentary: Obama could soon face a choice among conflicting constitutional obligations.
Lessons for the Canadians as they mourn BlackBerry’s demise
Commentary: Change and competitors can disrupt the monopoly of even mighty innovative products.
Iran: Have sanctions finally paid off?
Analysis: After decades of cat-and-mouse economic punishment of Iran, the latest round may have hit home.
Justice is scarce in Arab countries where the rule of law is absent
Commentary: Democracy, it turns out, does not breed the rule of law; all indications are that it is the rule of law that breeds democracy.
At UN, Obama’s foreign policy speech signals giving peace a chance (VIDEO)
Commentary: The US president is ready to talk with Iranians in spite of resistance from the Saudis and Israel.
Myanmar: Will anyone speak up for the world's most persecuted minority?
Commentary: Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims continue to be targets of ethnic cleansing.
Misreading the domestic politics and mood of Iran over the years
Commentary: After years of negative views of Iran, reconciliation would be a hard sell in the US.
Westgate fallout: Kenya's 'island of peace' disrupted
Analysis: The Westgate Mall attack is a reminder that interventions, such as Kenya's invasion of Somalia, carry risk, particularly when they're perceived to be doing the West’s bidding.
EPA regulations give Obama standing to influence global climate action
Commentary: Regulation creates a moral argument for action by other countries on international climate policy.
Massive protests seek to halt Romanian gold mining project
Commentary: Parliament faces a complex choice between jobs and the environment.
UN needs to address desperate food shortage for Syrian children
Commentary: Food lines are targeted in fighting as aid workers struggle to deliver aid.
By rescuing Obama, Putin invites US-Russia collaboration
Commentary: The two countries’ strategic interests would be the focus of joint diplomatic efforts.
Increasing numbers of Kyrgyzstan women migrating to Russia
Commentary: Strong and empowered, the women still face abuse.
Analysis: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov's canny, infuriating consistency has won Assad reprieve.
'I cannot live with my family anymore — my work puts them in danger'
Commentary: Despite new press freedoms since 2012, Yemen is becoming a country where expressing an opinion can get you killed.
US-Russia chemical weapons deal on Syria: 3 questions with Ambassador Nicholas Burns
Yes, the deal is done. But how good is it? GlobalPost's senior foreign affairs columnist decodes this weekend's diplomacy.
Among many, another way forward to an end game in Syria
Commentary: Like other plans, this one carries its own share of risks.
Fumbles abound as Russians intercept Kerry’s desperation pass
Commentary: No rules govern this international game of dealing with Syria’s chemical weapons.
Security Council shuns mandate by failing to OK attack on Syria
Commentary: The UN Charter compels the Council to act to restore ‘international peace and security.’
China’s new tolerance of Taiwan easing long-standing rift with US
Commentary: President Ma’s soft diplomacy is crucial in building stability in East Asia.
In Syria debate, history’s in the eye of the beholder
Analysis: Citing Kosovo in favor and the Iraq war against, pundits are forgetting the dire truth: Halabja.
Even if Obama wins congressional OK, he should reconsider Syria action
Commentary: The president's missteps and waffling have damaged his credibility and the country’s.
Mali’s new president brings hope of renewal, but old problems remain
Commentary: Mali is far from being out of the woods. Restoring security and human rights and ending corruption are key challenges.
5 reasons why Congress must support Obama on Syria
Opinion: GlobalPost's senior foreign affairs columnist and former NATO Ambassador Nicholas Burns is not mincing words. The US must strike Syria, he argues. Here's why.
In selling response to Syria, Obama borrows from Bush playbook
Commentary: Media are raising issues that were not aired in the run-up to Iraq.
Europe’s economy needs a real dose of pro-market reform
Commentary: Don't believe the hype. For lasting, real economic performance, Europe badly needs pro-market economic reform and politicians with the courage to undertake it.
Russia could be the unlikely partner who helps solve the mess in Syria
Commentary: Assad isn't the real threat in Syria today; it's the radical Sunnis, who are the best organized of the rebel groups and who could easily take over were Assad overthrown.
Big Ben’s shadow
Analysis: As Obama and Cameron mull pinpricks in Syria, the world’s most powerful man is rocking the planet.
Jakarta’s counterproductive approach to counterterrorism
Commentary: Elite police force is under attack for killings, human rights abuses.
Military meddling in Sri Lanka elections: What will the UN do?
Commentary: The government continues to occupy private land and insert itself in community affairs.
Putin as humanitarian: Will Snowden let Russia win the PR war?
Commentary: Keeping mum about Russia’s human rights abuses would undercut the whistleblower's credibility.