Can the Islamist party thrive in the turbulent politics of post-Qaddafi Libya?
Ghana is one of Africa's big economic success stories. But the discovery of oil has confronted it with some tricky problems.
For a brief spell, a student movement plucked the island from media purgatory. But the spotlight is dimming.
A power struggle has broken out among pro-Russian leaders in Ukraine: They're fighting for control of a country that doesn't exist yet.
Happy talk isn't going to help Ukraine and Moldova deter Vladimir Putin.
Russia after Putin doesn't need to be Putinist, and driving a wedge between the craven president and his inner circle is the first step.
Ukrainian opposition leader Vitali Klitschko on what his country really needs from the West and why Putin's politics just don't make sense.
Anwar Ibrahim on Malaysia’s mishandling of MH370, President Obama, and good Jews and bad Jews.
Russia denies that it's meddling in Ukraine. But the pro-Russian forces out there don't always hide their links to Moscow.
Number crunching and pattern recognition may hold the key to predicting and preventing conflicts. But first, peace-builders need to change the way they do business.
Critics charge that Venezuela's anti-government protesters almost exclusively represent the middle class. The reality is more complicated -- and revealing.
On the campaign trail in India, the election front-runner takes the high road, while his Hindu nationalist followers support him from below.
Algeria's long-ruling president is cruising to victory in the polls. But the outside world shouldn't be fooled: The authorities are losing control.
Corruption plagues many democracies, emerging or otherwise. Here are a few tips for those who want to fight back.
Life was already hard enough for Ukrainians. But now they also have to worry about a Russian army on the march.
Countries around the world, both democratic and authoritarian, are cracking down on freedom of assembly. It's time to push back.
Moscow's annexation of Crimea is fueling a surge of "patriotism" -- and a new sense of claustrophobia.
The coming election in Iraq could decide the fate of the country's struggling democracy. The United States needs to take a stand.
Tunisia has made it farther down the road to democracy than any other Arab Spring country. That means that it deserves hands-on support from the West -- sooner rather than later.
The Taliban isn't attacking the Afghan army anymore -- they're trying to blow up the heart of Afghan politics.
How the United States can shape the world without boots on the ground and bombs in the air.
Radical nationalists want to continue the revolution that toppled Yanukovych. But they're probably just making matters worse.
Societies attempting to make the transition to democracy should start by establishing a consensus on basic values.
Why Afghanistan's next president won't succeed without the warlords -- or the Taliban.
Turkey's hard-headed prime minister bans YouTube, as a divided country votes on his increasingly paranoid rule.
As chaos swirls around Turkey's embattled prime minister, can the opposition take advantage?
Rivalries among the political elite are exacerbating divides and allowing urgent problems to fester. Can anyone stop the rot?