A former aid worker remembers the silence, pain, and foreboding of Rwanda -- just after the 1994 genocide.
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.
How the United States can pull Sudan and South Sudan back from the brink of disaster.
Ukraine's new leaders took down a president. Can they rebuild their country?
Jeffrey Sachs has gone down the rabbit hole on the aid debate. He doesn't even remember what it was all about.
It's become fashionable to argue that foreign aid doesn't make a difference. Here’s why the critics couldn't be more wrong.
The latest threat to international peacekeeping is political warfare in Washington.
How one of the world’s major shipping companies is hindering the fight against world hunger.
Sorry, haters, when it comes to foreign aid -- of all sorts -- the United States is far and away the most generous nation on Earth.
Are billions of dollars from Russia and the Gulf really worse than Western assistance?
For Syria's armed opposition, business has become the key to survival. Unfortunately, that doesn't always mean fighting Assad.
Embroiled in a nasty legal fight over the South China Sea, Beijing is putting Manila on notice -- even in the midst of tragedy.
Why has the Obama administration given up on speaking truth to the military rulers in Cairo?
Could the world's go-to strategy of warehousing the displaced finally be changing?
Swashbuckling journalist Robert Young Pelton is crowdfunding a mission to hunt down Joseph Kony. Is it genius or folly?
The Syrian regime is blocking delivery of vital food, medical, and humanitarian aid. And with winter coming, thousands of lives hang in the balance.
Is the Egyptian military's scorched-earth campaign in Sinai just creating a new generation of terrorists?
While Washington focuses on Syria and Iran, Egypt looks headed for a dangerous and destabilizing insurgency.
Don't let al-Shabab fool you: Somalia is making progress. But the West needs to change its approach.
The French military intervention and a successful election have given Mali a chance to reboot its democracy. But it's going to be an uphill climb.
Some thoughts on the health and wealth of nations, and what needs to be done to help those left behind.
Why it's best to use every tool in the toolbox when it comes to democracy assistance.
As Syria shows, the Responsibility to Protect hasn't delivered. Time to try something new?