A possible energy deal between Russia and Iran could torpedo U.S. nuclear talks with Iran
The year ahead will tell us a lot about the state of democracy around the world. But voting is just one part of the story.
For human rights advocates, 2013 brought many grim setbacks. Yet there were still some important signs of progress.
Burma's census disregards the complex ethnic identities of its people. Could this breathe new life into sectarian conflict?
The Cambodian opposition is flooding the streets. But success depends on whether it can play politics.
Why Burma's rebels have every reason to be suspicious of government emissaries talking peace.
As the government and opposition forces take to the streets, an exiled billionaire waits in the wings, and battle lines are drawn.
America is resurrecting the same strategy that failed in Iraq -- and ground troops will pay the price.
Embroiled in a nasty legal fight over the South China Sea, Beijing is putting Manila on notice -- even in the midst of tragedy.
What today’s activists can learn from the life and times of the heroic Polish politician who passed away earlier this week.
The British Commonwealth is stirring up unaccustomed controversy -- and that's a good thing.
The United Nations wants us to make life better for girls. It's a worthy aim. But what does that mean in practice?
Why are investors suddenly fleeing markets in South and Southeast Asia?
Burmese journalists are enjoying their newfound freedoms. But there are still plenty of limits to how far they can go.
Massacring unarmed protestors is more common than you might think -- and governments often get away with it.
Yes, Mr. Secretary, we get that you want to fix the Middle East. But remember that whole 'pivot' thing?
When it comes to trade, there's an easy way for small nations to compete.