And you would have done the same thing too, if you had been in their shoes.
Why al Qaeda, not the Islamic State, is still the most dangerous terrorist organization on Earth.
With terror attacks on the rise, officials in Beijing are increasingly worried that Pakistan is an incubator of Islamic radicalism across China.
And Putin’s itching for a fight.
Aleppo was the Syrian rebels’ first big prize. If Assad retakes it, is the war as good as over?
A small South American country has been making big strides in human rights. But it's still got some work to do.
Four years after a devastating earthquake, Haiti remains a mess. It's time to bring Haitians from all walks of life into a national conversation about the country's future.
How can the new BRICS bank avoid repeating the same mistakes and egregious human rights violations of the World Bank?
By cutting Israel off from the world for 36 hours, the FAA and the White House gave Hamas exactly what it wanted.
The world wants to hold someone accountable for the 298 people killed. But determining whom to go after -- and how to hold them responsible -- won’t be easy.
Cambodia has just taken a crucial step toward more participatory politics. But further progress toward democracy is likely to be slow and evolutionary rather than sudden and dramatic.
The White House shouldn't allow Argentina's debt problems to impede U.S. energy security.
How the U.S. military can overcome the challenges of complexity in a rapidly changing world.
When the dust finally settles in Gaza, the battle will head to the courtroom.
How the last of Israel's founding fathers went from "Mr. Security" to become his country's most prominent dove.
The conflict between Israel and Hamas hits close to home for France's Arabs and Jews. The French Republic might be the casualty.
Why the international community could be on the cusp of a humanitarian breakthrough in the Syrian conflict.
In 2013, 57 percent of people living with HIV were women. So why has the media frenzy around Truvada, a drug regime that could help prevent infection, excluded them?
Why ongoing and close ties between Pyongyang's and Tehran's nuclear programs are cause for concern.
Technology is connecting people all over the world, giving them new power and a stronger voice. But is it making government any better?
Why Israel can no longer let the Palestinian Authority be responsible for security in Judea and Samaria.
Obama's major summit with the continent's leaders will only succeed if the White House eschews autocrats in favor of a new generation of democratic champions.
A lengthy, thorough inquiry into the Malaysia Airlines shoot-down is an absolute necessity -- and could be exactly what Putin wants.
If Britain makes good on its threats to leave the European Union, the impact will be felt far beyond Europe.
Israel takes no joy in another round of hostilities with Hamas in Gaza, but it is a fight born of necessity.
Cairo has never been a mediator between Israel and Palestine -- and today's regime actually benefits from the Gaza invasion.
India prides itself on its respect for democratic values. So why are civil society groups under attack?
A pro-Russian separatist's how-to guide for terrorizing eastern Ukraine includes advice on robbing banks, sabotage, and staging drive-by shootings.