Chile has made progress toward democracy. Why do its indigenous people still feel left out?
Pyongyang's military is in decline? Think again. New satellite images show that nukes aren't the only thing on North Korea's mind these days.
Why the Russian president is turning to his fellow martial artists to staff an efficient and loyal security force.
The White House report on information overload is underwhelming. But it's a start.
The OSCE was designed to ensure peace in Europe. Now the conflict in Ukraine is confronting it with perhaps the greatest crisis in its history.
The leader of Burma's military is leveraging peace talks to position himself for next year's epochal presidential election.
Reaching out to Tehran, not smashing its economy, is what made the nuke deal possible -- and it could have happened much earlier.
How the renowned director's latest film distorts history and whitewashes an authoritarian thug.
Three decades ago the world's governments vowed to stamp out torture -- but it's still alive and well.
If democracy and political Islam can't coexist and thrive in Ankara, is there no hope for the rest of the Middle East?
Burma's Rohingya minority could fall victim to full-scale genocide if the international community doesn't intervene.
Russian civil society organizations are actually doing a remarkable job of fighting back against discriminatory legislation. But a new bill presented to parliament sends an ominous signal.
Seventeen years after he fled the country, Mobutu Sese Seko is still being held responsible for the shortcomings of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Here's why that view is overly simplistic.
With the country descending into chaos, President Goodluck Jonathan is running out of excuses and places to hide.
Why Finland and Sweden need to stop pretending they are neutral and join NATO already.
The history of Jewish-Ukrainian relations hasn't been a happy one. But these days, the two sides are joining forces against Vladimir Putin.
Could the counterinsurgency strategy that failed for the U.S. in Afghanistan work for China in Xinjiang?
Putin isn't dragging the world back to the 19th century. Obama just needs to stop pretending it's 1991.
Over the past 25 years, international eradication efforts have wiped out 99 percent of the cases of the deadly virus. So why is the last 1 percent now all of the story?
Why women are the "spoils of war" in Nigeria and around the world -- and nobody cares.
Is president-in-waiting Abdel Fattah al-Sisi living up to his word?
Though some deride Russia for backward thinking, Putin's strategy in Ukraine betrays a nuanced understanding of 21st century geopolitics.
As the Indian election continues, voters are concerned about corruption like never before. But will anything really change?
The American public doesn’t want to pull back from the world, and a serious read of the poll numbers proves it.
The country's gangsters who are turning underworld might into upperworld power.
The U.S. diplomatic corps is underfunded, overstretched, and set up to fail. Here's how to fix it.
Why Israel should count itself lucky to have a straight-talking pal like John Kerry.