International Organizations

Argument

Make Way for the Hybrids

Yes, institutions are important. But institutions that actually work are even better.

Matt Andrews |

Argument

Walking the Talk

How Pope Francis can really help the poor -- and why he'll help the Catholic Church, too, in the process.

Chris Bain |

Dispatch

One of These BRICS Is Not Like the Other

South Africa is a mess. So why does it get to sit at the BRICS big boy table?

Roy Robins |

Dispatch

How the Catholic Church Lost Argentina

Was it the dirty war, the social conservatism, or both?

Emily Schmall |

Argument

Lessons Learned from Kenya's Election

Kenya’s general election wasn’t perfect -- but it was peaceful. Here’s why.

Kristin M. Lord |

Document

Defeating Extreme Poverty

An exclusive excerpt of USAID's 2013 Annual Letter.

Rajiv Shah |

Terms of Engagement

Lost in the Desert

What does the Obama administration make of Egypt's Mohamed Morsy? Not much. But they've still got to figure out how to work with him.

James Traub |

Dispatch

Mad Money

Why foreign aid is at the heart of civil war in Congo.

Anjan Sundaram |

Rebuttal

Our Experience in Luvungi

International Medical Corps responds to Laura Heaton's investigation of mass rape in a small Congolese town.

Micah Williams |

Argument

Let Them Eat Subsidies

The Obama administration could revolutionize aid and save billions -- if only Congress would stand up to the farm lobby.

John Norris |

Argument

While America Slept

How the United States botched China's rise.

Kishore Mahbubani |

Amy Zegart

The Fog of War Game

One-hundred sixty Stanford undergrads take on Iran.

Amy Zegart |

Argument

Uncharitable Organizations

Islamist groups are bankrolling terror groups across the Middle East and pretending it's aid work.

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross |

Dispatch

Give Me Shelter

Syrians brave bombs and bullets to deliver aid to their war-torn country.

Justin Vela |

Argument

Stand with Rwanda

Now is no time to cut aid to Kigali.

Tony Blair |

Argument

The Incredible Shrinking United Nations

Can anyone stop Turtle Bay from fading into obscurity?

Suzanne Nossel |

Christian Caryl

What George W. Bush Did Right

The 43rd president of the United States did a great thing for humankind -- but most Americans have no idea.

Christian Caryl |

Argument

Hate Obama's Drone War?

Blame the bleeding-heart human rights crusaders.

Rosa Brooks |

Argument

The Case for TAFTA

Why Obama's call for a free trade agreement between the United States and Europe could be a game-changer.

Kati Suominen |

Argument

Startup Sovereigns

Statehood ain't what it used to be.

Parag Khanna |

Dispatch

Love Is a Battlefield

Are the Taliban using sex to fight America?

Mujib Mashal |

Daniel Altman

Free Trade: You're Doing It Wrong

Want to make progress on trade? Pay off the losers.

Daniel Altman |

Argument

Why Is the United States Subsidizing Iran?

It's a veritable international mystery: How did Washington end up funding its adversaries in Tehran?

Frederick Starr |

Argument

The U.N.'s Deal With the Devil

The United Nations needs to work with President Bashar al-Assad's regime to provide aid to the Syrian people. But is it inadvertently funding the government's killing machine?

Sakhr Al-Makhadhi |

Argument

The League of Authoritarian Gentlemen

It used to be that it was mainly the liberal democracies who banded together in defense of their values. No longer.

Alexander Cooley |

Micah Zenko

Investigate This

The U.N. will pry America's drones out of our cold, dead hands.

Micah Zenko |

Argument

Cameron's Au Revoir

In threatening to pull Britain out of the EU, has the prime minister inadvertently opened Pandora's Box?

Denis MacShane |

Dispatch

Brexit Blackmail

Has David Cameron gone too far in threatening to pull Britain from the EU?

Alex Massie |

Argument

Obama's Moment of Truth on Iran

Congratulations, Mr. President. Now it's time to make good on your promise to engage Iran.

Reza Marashi |