How I became a one-man aid worker in the world's deadliest war zone.
Events in Mali show why it’s time to take a fresh look at the Pentagon’s military assistance programs.
Has President Obama given up too soon on hopes for fixing Afghanistan?
How American tax dollars are keeping Arkansas rice growers fat on the farm and starving millions of Haitians.
Think Greece's failing economy has been saved from the abyss? Think again.
Haunting photos of a year in the life of the war America is still fighting.
What's happening in Syria is a tragedy. But John Hannah needs to recognize that the civil war was never ours to win or lose.
How did 1,000 skinny militiamen in rubber boots conquer a city of 1 million people in a matter of hours?
In our search for dramatic solutions to poverty, we sometimes miss the small innovations that could make a big difference in reducing inequality.
The bloody conflict you didn't read about this week is in Congo, and it threatens to redraw the map of Africa.
Why corruption is set to become one of the defining political issues of the 21st century.
The Republican candidate gave us a tantalizing hint this week of what his foreign policy might actually look like -- but does he have the guts to actually do what we think he thinks?
How the Millennium Challenge Corporation is changing how America helps the world's poor.
Yes, it's true: Military involvement in Syria has its risks. But the costs of non-intervention are growing by the day.
The troubling ambiguity of FP's rankings. Plus: Finland comes in last for once.
Unless the United States gets serious now about its postwar planning, Syria could spin out of control.
For years, Rwanda's budding dictator, Paul Kagame, has gotten away with murder, while winning praise (and billions of dollars) from the West. But is the blind support for this strongman finally drying up?
Anything not designed to kill. But that doesn't mean it can't be used for bloody ends.
Public health activists and pharmaceutical companies are finally joining forces to help developing countries get access to low-cost drugs.
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.