Don't let al-Shabab fool you: Somalia is making progress. But the West needs to change its approach.
How Syria's civil war crept into the heart of Baghdad -- then went boom.
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Why it's best to use every tool in the toolbox when it comes to democracy assistance.
Why home cooking can lead to weaker economic performance -- and more dysfunctional politics to boot.
We've already tried breaking up the DRC -- and more than 1 million people died.
A slowing economy, an exploding submarine, corruption scandals -- what's happened to India?
Meet the banker who could save the country's faltering currency.
The days of euphoria are long gone. Can Libyans reboot the revolution?
Praising Zimbabwe's slightly-less-fraudulent election is like congratulating Anthony Weiner for sending photographs of his genitals to fewer women this year.
Does anyone have the slightest idea how many Jews are in the West Bank?
Morocco has a chance to become a regional leader on economic reform. But it still has a way to go.
Why are the United States and Japan still giving tens of millions of dollars in aid to China?
Mandela helped South Africans find their way to political freedom. But they still haven’t managed to overcome the economic legacy of the old regime.
It's not what the World Bank's president is cooking up.
World Bank president to private sector: Take your money off the sidelines.
The father of emerging markets says we shouldn't give up on the world's Somalias and Zimbabwes.
Jeffrey Sachs dazzled the development world with his plan to end poverty. But now critics say there's no way to prove whether it works.
More than 60 experts weigh in on whether the "African century" is for real.