While controversy rages around the #StopKony campaign, a look at the progression of the Lord's Resistance Army from a Ugandan rebel force to a regional terror group.
Syrians fleeing the violence have been left stranded in the no-man's land of refugee camps.
South America's emerging superpower is coming into its own. But with great power comes great responsibility.
How Hugo Chávez is painting his opponent as a gay, Zionist Nazi out to destroy the country.
If religious conservatives want to put a stop to abortions, there's no better tool than making contraception a lot more available. And there's a world of good it'll do.
In France, UNESCO may finally reject the African dictator's vanity prize; in the United States, his high-spending son fights to keep feds from seizing a Malibu mansion.
In the end, Americans just aren't interested in getting involved in promoting democracy overseas.
Can DC Comic’s new comic book series make the U.N. look cool -- or at least effective?
Republicans are freaked out about what a libertarian isolationist in the White House would do to American power -- but not all Democrats are.
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How Libya changed the face of humanitarian intervention -- an FP roundtable.
A simple reform created for stopping terrorist financiers could dramatically strengthen international sanctions, and cut off the flow of funds to some of the world’s worst regimes.
Five things that Palestine could do to push forward the quest for statehood.
The United Nations has long been a playground for bad boy dictators. But there are a few notables who won't be making the trek to New York for the festivities and powwows this week.
The coming Palestinian statehood push at the United Nations is a train wreck. But with the U.S. Congress promising punishment for this effrontery, it's not just Palestinians who will come away grievously injured.
Even if the United Nations grants Palestine statehood this September, it's far from looking -- or acting -- like a real, functioning state.
Palestinian leaders are headed for a dangerous confrontation at the U.N. that will only leave everyone worse off. Can anyone stop this runaway train?
Does success in Libya prove that the "responsibility to protect" works, or has it opened a Pandora's box of shaky precedent?
We know plenty about what Rick Perry, the GOP's newest presidential front-runner, thinks of America. But what about the rest of the world?
What numbers can we trust? A second look at the death toll from some of the world's worst disasters.
We all know what went wrong the last time the international community tried to end a crisis in Somalia. But we've forgotten what went right.
A majority of the world's countries are gearing up to recognize a Palestinian state in September. But does Palestine really qualify?
The USAID administrator on the epic food crisis in the Horn of Africa, dealing with al Shabab, and why Somalia's famine is going to get worse before it gets better.
Civilization has defeated mass starvation. So why are so many Somalis dying of hunger?