Meet the social worker turned nuclear negotiator who's trying to keep Iran from getting the bomb.
Why can't we get rid of nukes the same way we got rid of chemical weapons?
The untold story of al-Shabab's murderous attack on the U.N. in Mogadishu.
Imagining a presentation full of Benjamin Netanyahu's strangest metaphors for the menace posed by Tehran.
The United Nations wants us to make life better for girls. It's a worthy aim. But what does that mean in practice?
Forget the nerve gas. It's Assad's bioweapons program that should keep you up at night.
Obama's diplomatic solution might not stop Assad's war, but it's far better than what airstrikes would have accomplished.
The U.N. Security Council resolution Washington and Moscow are about to agree on all but ensures more Syrians will die.
Why the U.S. should grant Iranian journalists freedom to report, outside a 25-mile radius of New York.
The French military intervention and a successful election have given Mali a chance to reboot its democracy. But it's going to be an uphill climb.
Can a humanitarian firebrand help forge a deal with Syria's dictator?
Why Obama's walking a thin tightrope getting the public on board for a Syrian intervention.
As Syria shows, the Responsibility to Protect hasn't delivered. Time to try something new?
Meet the neurobiologist-turned-weapons inspector who could stop -- or start -- a wider war.
Why a small town in Libya refuses to give up custody of the revolution’s most high-profile prisoner.
David Bax helped save 35 aid workers in a Mogadishu firefight. So why did they turn against him?
The E.U. finally decided to designate Hezbollah a terrorist organization. Why won't the U.N.?
America's next U.N. ambassador was once under fire from Jewish groups. Then she met Shmuley.
A former U.S. negotiator on resolving the impasse over Tehran's nuclear program.
From bullying out reformers to blocking efforts to save millions.
Good luck with that.
We're breaking Isaac Asimov's First Law -- and it could be good for humanity.
In a country where rape has been used as a weapon of war, reformers are making special efforts to turn women into cops.
The United Nations is vowing to end extreme poverty within our lifetimes. Here's why that might actually be realistic.
Why it’s time to include democracy in global development goals.