Changing how peacebuilding organizations measure success could save aid projects that are stuck trying to meet rigid, dated, and increasingly arbitrary goals in conflict zones.
As Turkey's ruling party consolidates its power, the space for free expression narrows. The third in our series of Lab Reports on Turkey.
Russia's opposition got crushed in last weekend's local elections. But that didn't exactly come as a surprise.
So far Tunisia's revolution has managed to bridge the gap between secularists and Islamists. But can that precarious accord make it through election season?
We have the tools. We have the talent. Here's how we get the politicians to listen up and do something.
How the world is training the next generation of peacebuilders.
It's time for a dose of realism when we think about how to build new democracies.
Self-determination doesn't necessarily mean freedom. Can an independent Scotland achieve both?
Why the memory of a mass hostage-taking -- and the botched rescue attempt that followed -- continues to haunt Russia.
Newly declassified documents reveal how the Nixon White House looked the other way while Israel built the Middle East’s first nukes.
Just 20 years ago the United States was a beloved superpower with a solid economy and faced virtually no hostile threats. But that’s all gone to hell.
The U.K. government has made a good start on its war on slavery. But it needs to get serious.
Americans think the president lacks "toughness." But does showing strength really matter?
Meet the man who could unseat Shinzo Abe in the next election.
The president is about to present a strategy for destroying the Islamic State. Too bad it can't be done.
An ascendant populist movement is shining a light on government corruption. In response, the ruling ANC is resorting to slurs to remind voters that it is the party of the people.
China's anti-corruption campaign trains its sights on online gift-giving.
Protests in Egypt; an Amazon warehouse in Germany; and an underwater wedding portrait in Shanghai.
Could Modi, Islamabad, and the U.S. troop drawdown in Afghanistan make the disputed territory the world's next terrorist hotspot?
Israel’s recent annexation of 1,000 acres of land in the West Bank doesn’t change anything on the ground, and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has actually been remarkably constrained in settlement construction.
A few lines, buried deep in the 2015 appropriations bill, could be a nightmare for American detainees and the State Department.
Forget Hamas. The Israeli prime minister is now facing a war within his own government.
After years of pursuing peace and stability, Kenya's political factions are returning to bare-knuckle politics.
Moldova could be the Kremlin's next target. But Europe isn't ready to come to the rescue.
The UAE's airstrikes in Libya represent a new and dangerous phase in its struggle with Qatar.