Why Algeria doesn't talk to terrorists -- even if that means killing hostages.
What the pundits and analysts don't tell you.
Sooner or later, the war will end, and Syrians will have to sit down and talk about the future of their state. Here's a roadmap.
As winter clutches northern Syria, thousands displaced by the civil war take cold comfort in a temporary tent city.
How American tax dollars are keeping Arkansas rice growers fat on the farm and starving millions of Haitians.
It's time for the U.N. Security Council to do something about war crimes in Syria.
Obama can't shirk the difficult issues when he meets with Karzai this week.
The International Finance Corporation responds to Cheryl Strauss Einhorn's investigation into the World Bank's investment arm.
The story of how the World Bank's investment arm hands out billions in loans to wealthy tycoons and giant multinationals in some of the world's poorest places.
Africans are getting better at finding their own solutions to African problems.
Aid workers are caught in the crossfire of Syria's bloody revolt.
Are Russia and China trying to take over the Internet? Probably. But so far they aren't having much luck.
Why Mahmoud Abbas’s U.N. statehood bid is great for Israel -- and the United States.
Carne Ross's quixotic crusade to help emerging nations get their seat at the table.
Why corruption is set to become one of the defining political issues of the 21st century.
A new Islamist strongman has taken the stage in North Africa. His rising power is giving him a lot of bad ideas.
The real question isn’t whether the European Union deserved its Nobel. The real question is: What is the EU going to do with it?
Cristina de Kirchner has brought her country to the brink of the abyss.
The Obama administration set out to reform the international financial system, but now finds itself on the defensive. What went wrong?
Cristina Fernández de Kirchner refuses to pay Argentina's massive debts -- and that's why she has to go.
The U.N. General Assembly is providing a real-time seminar on failed leadership.
How the Millennium Challenge Corporation is changing how America helps the world's poor.
The dispute over islands in the East China Sea is stirring up nationalist passions in the region. That doesn't bode well for the future of democracy.