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.
How the world is training the next generation of peacebuilders.
Nation-building is the only thing that can fix Libya and Syria. So why has President Obama basically ruled it out?
There will never be peace in the Holy Land until Hamas is totally disarmed.
Georgians from the would-be state of Abkhazia have spent decades trying to rebuild their lives after conflict forced them from their homes. But today, the wounds of war still feel fresh.
From thuggish quarantines to botched burials, is the Liberian government’s handling of the Ebola crisis making it worse?
An exclusive talk with former U.S. Special Envoy Martin Indyk on Israel’s new allies, the Gaza blowup, and why Washington shrugged when the peace process collapsed.
Israel doesn't want to wipe out Hamas, and putting it in a corner will only backfire.
After half a year of fighting, the world's newest country is barreling toward calamity. But its leaders can pull it back from the brink -- if they choose to do so.
After fleeing their homes and surviving a perilous Mediterranean crossing, African migrants in Italy are falling prey to labor gangs.
Renewed fighting in the war-torn country has derailed humanitarian relief efforts, and now tens of thousands are facing starvation.
Security teams for two African leaders cracked skulls -- literally -- at the White House's big leadership summit. That should never be allowed to happen again.
A new tribunal might prosecute some of Kosovo’s top leaders for gruesome crimes allegedly committed in the late 1990s, including organ trafficking and murder. But could it actually deliver justice?
Hamas will dig out from under the rubble and the world will remember the image of four boys killed on a beach.
If South Africa's political factions could reconcile, so can South Sudan's warring parties.
Ending this war in Gaza begins with recognizing Hamas as a legitimate political actor.
African leaders want to exempt themselves from prosecution for terrible crimes -- but new research shows their people aren't as forgiving as they might think.
From Syria to Gaza to #BringBackOurGirls, what makes people care about stories one minute -- and forget about them the next?
Allowing rebels to leverage a cease-fire into political power will only lead to more death in the Central African Republic -- as it has in South Sudan and too many other African states.
Security is improving in the eastern part of the country -- so why are many refugees worse off than before?
How can the new BRICS bank avoid repeating the same mistakes and egregious human rights violations of the World Bank?
The world wants to hold someone accountable for the 298 people killed. But determining whom to go after -- and how to hold them responsible -- won’t be easy.
Since Boko Haram seized the girls of Chibok, Nigeria has racked up the world’s highest terrorism fatality rate -- and the country is beset by nasty conspiracy theories about who is to blame.
Technology is connecting people all over the world, giving them new power and a stronger voice. But is it making government any better?
Obama's major summit with the continent's leaders will only succeed if the White House eschews autocrats in favor of a new generation of democratic champions.
For Gaza’s young and ambitious, the ongoing war is just another one of life’s many challenges.
The two warring actors may hate each other, but they can't seem to live without each other either.
The body blows dealt by Nairobi have human rights groups questioning whether the court can -- or should -- prosecute atrocities in South Sudan and other African states.