In response to the Nigerian government’s failure to provide basic services like safe water, several insurgent groups have arisen to take matters into their own hands, writes Marcus DuBois King.
Brie Loskota on how every religion and denomination that exists can be found in L.A., and a number of fascinating (and even controversial) religious movements began here.
How does a city like Los Angeles compare to other metropolitan areas in terms of job, wage and salary, and technology growth?
Jongsoo Lee consideres what the Sony Pictures hack reveals about U.S. readiness for cyber war.
Abraham F. Lowenthal lauds the mutually respectful rapprochement between the United States and Cuba.
Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson sits down with Council member Jordan Teti to discuss immigration, security, and more.
David M. Andrews argues that Germany's role as the West's leading interlocutor with Russia has turned the traditional debate about burden-sharing within the Atlantic alliance on its head.
Ambassador Nina Hachigian interviews Ambassador Thomas R. Pickering on U.S. vital interests and foreign policy priorities.
Joseph S. Szyliowicz hopes that Turkey's democratic forces will prevail against Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s consolidation of power.
David M. Andrews underscores the geopolitical ramifications of Moscow and Kiev moving further east and west, respectively.
David M. Andrews argues that deft European diplomacy - led by Germany - has helped level the playing field in the battle for Ukraine.