Cambodia has just taken a crucial step toward more participatory politics. But further progress toward democracy is likely to be slow and evolutionary rather than sudden and dramatic.
How the last of Israel's founding fathers went from "Mr. Security" to become his country's most prominent dove.
Technology is connecting people all over the world, giving them new power and a stronger voice. But is it making government any better?
We're right to mourn the dead of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. But that doesn't mean we should forget the others whose lives are being forever altered by the war.
International peacekeepers -- like the ones who stood by in Srebrenica -- could soon be held accountable for their actions.
Can Netanyahu really demilitarize the Strip without making Hamas a partner?
If Britain makes good on its threats to leave the European Union, the impact will be felt far beyond Europe.
India prides itself on its respect for democratic values. So why are civil society groups under attack?
A pro-Russian separatist's how-to guide for terrorizing eastern Ukraine includes advice on robbing banks, sabotage, and staging drive-by shootings.
The two warring actors may hate each other, but they can't seem to live without each other either.
Just how many low-level officials is Xi Jinping going to expel from the Chinese Communist Party?
On immigration, drugs, and virtually every other pressing policy issue, why can’t the United States and Mexico stop talking past each other?
The only way to contain Moscow is to understand that there’s still a Cold Warrior in the Kremlin.
Experts and insiders say that Israel's military offensive will only further radicalize the Palestinian population -- and alienate frustrated friends in the United States.
A mass burial in Srebrenica; bombings rock Syria; and the bulls run in Pamplona.
Why President Obama needs to stand up to the warmongers who want to kill the Iranian nuclear deal.
As a football team and as a people, the Dutch have replaced style with staying power.
The Argentine government’s exploitation of football would make a World Cup victory bittersweet.
Somali terrorists, tribal divisions, and political opportunists are conspiring to put the east African nation in a dangerous spot.
Inside the thug groups, dirty tactics, and the dark arts that will decide Indonesia's election.
Angry Israeli and Palestinian youths are steering the course of events in the West Bank and East Jerusalem.
Seventy years after the Holocaust ravaged Hungary, Budapest's right-wing government is whitewashing the country's wartime sins by building a garish monument to a past that never existed.
Facing threats from all directions, King Abdullah moves to get his foreign-policy team in place -- and quell infighting within the royal family.
Snap out of it, America. You're good enough, smart enough -- who cares if people don't like you?
Chamber, manufacturers leaning on reluctant lawmakers to keep export credit flowing.
Why the prophets of American decline are wrong.
Looking for an alternative to dysfunction in Washington? Maybe it's time to turn to Berlin.