Drugs & Crime
The latest bad publicity for the global cruise industry is just the tip of the iceberg.
On the eve of the country's historic elections, 16 experts give us their prescriptions for the future.
The laws of economics show why the United States has little chance of victory in the war on drugs.
Africans are way past the victim thing -- but Westerners don't seem to be there yet. A tale of two films.
For more than a decade, Norma Andrade has been working to defend Mexico’s women from violence. Now she’s decided to get out.
Activists are preparing to charge Yemen's ex-strongman Ali Abdullah Saleh with crimes against humanity -- despite a deal that guarantees him immunity at home.
If the Middle East is your yardstick, the countries of Central Asia ought to be on the verge of revolution. But don't hold your breath.
Across the world, crime is down -- and in a big way. Are violent movies to thank for less real blood and gore?
What a Hong Kong shopping complex tells us about the true nature of globalization.
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Drones along the Mexican border, commandos in Central America -- the war on drugs looks more than ever like a real war. But do Americans have any idea what they're getting into?
Why the killing of the Colombian insurgency's leader is a real chance for peace.
Barack Obama shouldn't have to make excuses for sending troops to Uganda.
Is the U.S.-backed anti-drug war in Colombia really a success worth replicating in Afghanistan?
How much has the collapse of Somalia cost the world? $55 billion -- and here's where it went.
Six years ago, crack cocaine was virtually unheard of in Brazil. Now it's out of control.
Brazil may be rising, but in Rio's favelas, drugs, crime, and killing are a way of life. A Hipstamatic tour -- deep inside the gritty, gang-ridden streets -- where few outsiders dare to tread.
From the Indian April Fools cable to Hanoi's sexy discos to China's dangerous nuclear plants, Julian Assange's hits just keep on coming.
After one of the worst attacks on civilians ever, President Felipe Calderón shows exactly why he can't win the war he started.
Can U.S. private contractors turn the tide in Mexico's violent drug war?
With markets in a panic and investors fleeing to gold, Colombia's armed groups are making out like bandits.
In the cage of justice, sometimes a courtroom's verdict is long foretold.
How did the country that taught the world good governance become so corrupt?