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.
Africans are way past the victim thing -- but Westerners don't seem to be there yet. A tale of two films.
Promoting democracy in places like Egypt or Iraq is about changing the status quo. So why are we so surprised when it turns out that not everyone is in favor?
Want to promote democracy in Burma? Start by making sure people are well enough to vote.
Ambassador Ertharin Cousin and Nancy Lindborg say U.S. food aid has come a long way since serving as a means of donating surplus commodities.
Republicans are freaked out about what a libertarian isolationist in the White House would do to American power -- but not all Democrats are.
What should America do about the Arab Spring? Not much.
U.N. spokesperson Elisabeth Byrs writes that David Rieff's accusations of casualty count inflation are unfair.
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf may have won the Nobel Peace Prize and widespread international admiration, but can she win re-election?
More austerity won't save the global economy. Building infrastructure just might.