Meet the man who could unseat Shinzo Abe in the next election.
To defeat the next outbreak, the WHO requires a rapid-response health corps that it can deploy to stop the disease in its tracks.
Ukraine's new rulers hope to clean up a country that is among the most corrupt in the world. But they don't have a chance if the Western banks keep accepting money stolen from Ukraine.
An ascendant populist movement is shining a light on government corruption. In response, the ruling ANC is resorting to slurs to remind voters that it is the party of the people.
In a world where our enemies don't wear uniforms, our allies don't have to, either.
Ukraine isn’t the only place where the White House is letting a belligerent Russia off the hook.
Public health officials knew Ebola was coming. They know how to defeat it. But they’re blowing it anyway.
Islamabad can't fix its many problems until the government, the opposition, and the military learn to respect the rule of law.
Could Modi, Islamabad, and the U.S. troop drawdown in Afghanistan make the disputed territory the world's next terrorist hotspot?
Israel’s recent annexation of 1,000 acres of land in the West Bank doesn’t change anything on the ground, and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has actually been remarkably constrained in settlement construction.
The threat of British jihadists can't be an excuse for the country to abandon its foundational principles.
The arrest of Bahraini human rights activist Maryam al-Khawaja marks a new low point for the country’s autocracy.
Enforcing travel bans, canceling safaris, and subjecting U.S. college students to health checks all show how ridiculous the global response to the outbreak has become.
A few lines, buried deep in the 2015 appropriations bill, could be a nightmare for American detainees and the State Department.
After years of pursuing peace and stability, Kenya's political factions are returning to bare-knuckle politics.
Remembering Leipzig's Christian Führer and the nobility of nonviolence that changed the world.
Moldova could be the Kremlin's next target. But Europe isn't ready to come to the rescue.
How the threat of the Islamic State could bring together the country's warring factions -- if only Barack Obama is willing to seize the opportunity.
The UAE's airstrikes in Libya represent a new and dangerous phase in its struggle with Qatar.
A war within in François Hollande’s teetering government is threatening to end socialism in France as we know it.
As the United States steps away from the Middle East, its allies have tried to fill the void -- with disastrous results.
Nation-building is the only thing that can fix Libya and Syria. So why has President Obama basically ruled it out?
There will never be peace in the Holy Land until Hamas is totally disarmed.
From spies in the defense team to secret kill switches in the courtroom, the list of government perversions of an already-broken trial system is making the quest for justice endless.
It looks like the Obama administration has found its grand strategy after all.