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Why Barack Obama can't afford to take human rights off the agenda when he meets with Xi Jinping.
A Review of Restless Valley: Revolution, Murder, and Intrigue in the Heart of Central Asia by Philip Shishkin.
The autocrats of Central Asia like to tout the virtues of stability. But they're really making excuses for decay.
It used to be that it was mainly the liberal democracies who banded together in defense of their values. No longer.
For decades, Turks have vilified Abdullah Ocalan as a terrorist. But he may be the only man who can bring an end to their country's bloody conflict with the Kurds.
With Obama and Karzai meeting in Washington, and peace negotiations back on the table in Afghanistan, here's what to watch out for when sitting down with Islamic fundamentalists.
It can be done, but only if the international community truly invests in democracy.
Haunting photos of a year in the life of the war America is still fighting.
From Turkey to Congo, next year's wars threaten global stability.
The developed world could make a big difference to the global economy simply by helping migrants to do what comes naturally: send money home.
Using terms like "civil society" is a distraction from the real problems in authoritarian countries.
Carne Ross's quixotic crusade to help emerging nations get their seat at the table.
A guide to the world news you should get caught up on now that the election is over.
It's Hamid Karzai's country now, and not everything is black and white.