An open letter to the leaders of Eritrea, Afghanistan, Equatorial Guinea, Turkmenistan, Belarus, Sudan, Pakistan, Venezuela, Zimbabwe, and other countries too numerous to list here.
The country's sectarian violence is getting out of control.
Foreign Policy's definition of a failed state raises more questions than it answers and unfairly stigmatizes African countries that are moving in the right direction.
Will the ICC's next decade see the court expand the stop-start gains of its first 10 years?
Anti-regime riots have swept through the authoritarian country, but is an Arab Spring really coming?
The best way to help the protesters in Sudan? Cover the story.
The protest movement against Omar al-Bashir is growing -- fast -- and it needs the world’s support.
It's not just Robert Mugabe's fault the country is such a mess. (Just mostly.)
The export of American arms to countries around the world -- even those actively repressing their own citizens -- is booming.
South Sudan, the world's youngest country, is already on a path to disaster.
What does the new Obama bio tell us about the president's view of the world?
From Angola to Yemen, eight countries whose futures are tied up in the land they occupy.
States don't fail overnight. The seeds of of their destruction are sown deep within their political institutions.
What's the best way to detect electoral fraud? You may want to follow the numbers.
A new study suggests that food aid could actually prolong conflict rather than resolve it.
The United States doesn't have a monopoly on money in politics.
9 former autocrats and bad guys that should be made to pay for their crimes.
Egypt implodes (again), Greeks head for the polls, and Shiite pilgrims converge on a bloody Baghdad.
The Justice Department turns up the heat against a resource-rich dictatorship as the State Department helps its leader buff his image.
Sub-Saharan Africa is starting to shed its reputation as an economic laggard. The West should pay attention.