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.
Putin isn’t trying to win the Cold War -- he’s refighting the battles of World War I.
Why renaming a Washington street after a leading Chinese dissident is an excellent idea.
If South Africa's political factions could reconcile, so can South Sudan's warring parties.
It's time to stop treating Turkey and Qatar like they’re anything other than proxies for terrorists.
Ending this war in Gaza begins with recognizing Hamas as a legitimate political actor.
What everyone gets wrong about Beijing's bullying in the South China Sea.
African leaders want to exempt themselves from prosecution for terrible crimes -- but new research shows their people aren't as forgiving as they might think.
Burma's democratic transition is running off the rails. Obama and Kerry can help to bring it back on track.
Why this week's U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit needs to pay more than just lip service to human rights and good governance.
Long before Argentina’s latest default, there was Elliott Associates L.P. v. Republic of Panama.
Why some Libyans see a solution to the country's political crises in a document that was published 63 years ago.
From Syria to Gaza to #BringBackOurGirls, what makes people care about stories one minute -- and forget about them the next?
The lessons of counterinsurgency and nation-building in Colombia can also apply to the Arab world.
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.