Africa's Ebola outbreak isn't just a health care problem. It's also about a crisis of governance.
Burma's democratic transition is running off the rails. Obama and Kerry can help to bring it back on track.
Four years after a devastating earthquake, Haiti remains a mess. It's time to bring Haitians from all walks of life into a national conversation about the country's future.
Why the international community could be on the cusp of a humanitarian breakthrough in the Syrian conflict.
How Alcoholics Anonymous can fix Obama's counterterrorism strategy.
The U.N. is debating whether it can legally defy Bashar al-Assad and deliver aid across Syria's borders. Meanwhile, millions of people are suffering.
Rules designed to thwart criminals also disrupt immigrants sending money home.
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.