An ex-president is convicted, England celebrates, and Angela Merkel feeds a penguin.
Or, in praise of small victories.
Americans are wringing their hands about the grave threat that a nuclear Iran would pose to the United States. But the numbers tell a different story.
Forget Kyoto. There’s a much better way to persuade the developing world to fight climate change.
Why controlling the international arms trade can help to build stable societies.
Despite the rhetoric, the NATO summit offers no concrete plan to protect Afghan rights.
A diet can't save them now. Time to get that defibrillator ready.
With the stroke of a pen, a new bill in Congress could slash the number of Palestinian refugees -- and open a world of controversy.
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.
Can the Obama administration succeed where its predecessors failed on the Law of the Sea treaty?
As Ratko Mladic goes on trial for war crimes at The Hague today, graphic artist Joe Sacco takes us back to the international tribunal's early days.
A new way of measuring prosperity has enormous implications for geopolitics and economics.
If Putin doesn't want to come to Camp David, fine. He doesn't belong there anyway.
Does the 63-year-old alliance still matter today? We asked politicians, scholars, and other observers from both sides of the Atlantic to weigh in.
Academic economists usually air their new ideas first in working papers. Here, before the work gets dusty, a quick look at transition policy research in progress.
China now finds itself on the side of peace in a brewing border conflict between Sudan and South Sudan. But is it really committed to stopping its old buddy, Bashir?
Most of the Americans charged by Egypt in the NGO affair have since left the country. But one, Robert Becker, decided to stay and face the music.
For Washington, democracy promotion in Yemen continues to take a back seat to the fight against Al-Qaeda.
The conviction of Charles Taylor is welcome news. But don’t be fooled: The international criminal justice system is in deep trouble.
The euro crisis is back with a vengeance -- and only Berlin can pull the continent from its economic doldrums.
A conversation with the first female head of the U.N. Development Program on the most pressing issues for women in the developing world.
With a new partnership agreement, the United States has a chance to wind down its mission with its interests intact.