In the wake of its war with the Serbs, Kosovo faced a yawning law enforcement gap. Here's how the international community helped an embyronic country rebuild its police.
A new U.N. report has highlighted Rwanda's responsibility for continuing conflict in the Congo. Washington's inaction is an outrage.
The protest movement against Omar al-Bashir is growing -- fast -- and it needs the world’s support.
Was this year's ranking of the world's most fragile states on target? Five countries respond.
It's time to stop calling countries like Brazil and China "developing." They're just rich.
A new study suggests that food aid could actually prolong conflict rather than resolve it.
When Egypt's next rulers finally tackle urgently needed economic reform, they should look to an unlikely model: Iran.
Why is the Obama administration using its radio station to attack the Cuban Catholic Church?
What would happen if you took Mitt Romney's foreign-policy promises extremely literally?
It's time for the leaders of the G-8 nations to live up to their commitment to help the world's poor help themselves.
How a West Texas oil town became an unlikely champion of human rights.
A conversation with USAID administrator Rajiv Shah on expanding public-private partnerships and integrating development and emergency intervention.
The media shamefully neglects Africa -- until it decides to swarm a story with terrible coverage.
Turkey may just be able to fix this war-torn east African nation -- if it doesn't fall into the same traps of would-be saviors who came before it.
A conversation with the first female head of the U.N. Development Program on the most pressing issues for women in the developing world.
Muammar al-Qaddafi may be history in Libya, but in this remote African kingdom he reigns supreme.
How a blunt diplomatic tool morphed into the precision-guided measures we know today.
Can this tiny, rich emirate really solve the Middle East's thorniest political conflicts?
On the eve of the country's historic elections, 16 experts give us their prescriptions for the future.
Yemen's new president has his work cut out for him. Is he up to the task?
Argentina's economy has been coasting on its past successes. Don't be fooled.