A single family has dominated Indian politics since independence. One man’s incompetence is about to bring it all to an end.
One of China's best-known dissidents writes about life as a prisoner of conscience in Beijing.
As Israel and the Palestinians struggle to reach yet another cease-fire, the mediators in Cairo are making the conflict worse -- and empowering radicals in the process.
It’s time for the Czech Republic and European allies to stand up.
Eduardo Campos's death has left Brazil's presidential election up for grabs and the country's poorest region without a clear champion.
Why is President Obama still allowing covert operations in Cuba? It's just one failed disaster after another.
There's only one way to stop Putin's ugly new doctrine of irregular intervention -- hit back even harder.
Barack Obama needs to go to war with the Islamic State, or it will go to war with America.
I spent a year in Iraq fighting Islamic militants. Then one of them contacted me on Twitter to talk about how much he loved Mrs. Doubtfire and Jumanji.
Security teams for two African leaders cracked skulls -- literally -- at the White House's big leadership summit. That should never be allowed to happen again.
The revolutionaries of the Maidan wanted to end crony capitalism. But it's back with a vengeance.
Africa's Ebola outbreak isn't just a health care problem. It's also about a crisis of governance.
The world came to the rescue of the refugees on Mount Sinjar -- so why does it continue to ignore thousands more Iraqi minorities who face imminent threat of extermination by jihadists?
From Gaza to Libya to Iraq, Egypt's new strongman is developing a foreign policy based on repression and stability.
While the Islamic State pillages Iraq, the more moderate opposition in Syria is making headway against Assad's forces back home.
In order to get Iraq right in 2014, politicians have to admit that they got Iraq wrong in 2003.
I went to Cairo to present Egypt's leaders with evidence that police slaughtered 1,000 people at Rabaa Square. They wouldn't even let me out of the airport.
The years of easy growth are over. Turkey can only sustain its economic success by undertaking bold reforms. The second in our series of Lab Reports on Turkey.
Stopping the Islamic State's murderous advance is one thing. But resolving the political crisis between Shiite Baghdad and the Sunni power brokers up north might be impossible.
The new unity government has many challenges before it, but also the opportunity to build self-sufficient governance and economic growth.
Stopping genocide has never been a core interest of the United States.
A thousand years ago, Yazidis and tiny pagan sects flourished under the caliphate. But the days of the tolerant Islamic state are over.
Iran claims to be Palestine’s biggest proponent. So why has Tehran been silent on Gaza?
Why African leaders have growing doubts about the virtues of free trade.
Georgia's ex-president stands accused of abusing his power. His friends in the West should let the law run its course.
Lines between countries used to have little importance in Africa's most dynamic region. How times have changed.
The country's infamous anti-homosexuality law has been struck down -- but homophobia is still dangerously enshrined in the country's penal code.
How the United States should refocus and retool its soft-power economic diplomacy.