Fears are growing that foreign funding of Syria's rebels could lead to conflict in Turkey, Lebanon and beyond.
The European Union plays on fears to keep countries such as Greece from leaving the single currency, writes Seumas Milne.
China's greatest political scandal for a generation seems like a cross between an airport thriller and a Stalinist show trial.
The support of the US and Britain allows Israel to continue its policy of occupation and aggression, says Seumas Milne.
The virulence of British media hostility towards the WikiLeaks founder is now unrelenting and has little to do with his rape case.
Terrorism is invoked to justify many things, but current surveillance dwarfs all past behaviour.
Seven months on from Muammar Gaddafi's butchering in the ruins of Sirte, the fruits of liberal intervention in Libya are now cruelly clear.
Countries in the Latin America region have confounded sceptics with their rapid growth and social progress
The extreme reaction of Muslims to anti-Islam film "Innocence of Muslims" comes after years of subjugation and humiliation by Western forces.
The backlash against austerity measures has begun as pressured citizens reject their leaders