We've already tried breaking up the DRC -- and more than 1 million people died.
In trying to save Egypt, the military and the Brotherhood may end up destroying it.
A scary virus is sweeping Saudi Arabia. Six million religious pilgrims are about to descend on the country from across the world. The result could be disastrous.
Egypt is on the brink -- not of something better than the old Mubarak dictatorship, but of something even worse.
Why Obama’s small plan to send small arms to the Syrian rebels might fail on all counts.
The battle for a town on the Lebanese border marks the kingdom's first attempt to lead Syria's fractured opposition.
Hopes for peaceful change have been replaced by sectarian animosity and unending bloodshed.
American values and interests are at stake in stopping the country's slow-motion destruction.
How Kim Jong Un is like Bashar al-Assad, and why being in way over his head could lead to war.
The rapidly growing opportunity to crowd-source national security.
Was a U.N. diplomat pushed out of his position for airing Port-au-Prince's dirty laundry in public?
And its destruction will define the Middle East for years to come.
Maj. John Imani Nzenze, an M23 rebel commander, reveals what's in his camouflage backpack.
The struggle for Damascus looks poised to transform this bloody conflict.
At a new center in Cambridge, a philosopher, an astronomer, and a software pioneer are looking for ways to save humanity from itself.
Five unlikely but extremely destabilizing global crises that Obama must prepare for now.
How American tax dollars are keeping Arkansas rice growers fat on the farm and starving millions of Haitians.
The Syrian president’s speech at the Damascus Opera House shows that he still thinks he can win this war.