Andrea Diaz

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Live-tracking sexual violence in Syria

A report released Wednesday by Women Under Siege, a group documenting sexualized violence in Syria, has for the first time attempted to measure such atrocities in an ongoing conflict.<p>Epidemiologists from Columbia University, the Syrian-American Medical Society and Syrian activists and journalists, …

North Korea's real tragedy: Nobody really wants to change the status quo

Nobody would care much about North Korea – a small and isolated country of 24 million people, ruled by a grotesque dynasty that calls itself Communist – if not for its nuclear weapons. Its current ruler, Kim Jong-un, the 30-year-old grandson of North Korea’s founder and “Great Leader,” is now …

What will it take for North Korea to back down?

International affairs columnist Doug Saunders joins Hannah Sung to discuss the threat of war on the Korean peninsula, the diplomacy demonstrated in 2009 during a similarly tense situation and the role China could play today

The British class system? Needin' a makeover, innit

Ask just about anyone to define the class system and the answer will likely include "upper, middle and lower" classes.<p>But a group of British sociologists says that's far too simplistic for today's world and they have come up with seven distinct classes, ranging from a tiny group of elites at the …