Africa's Ebola outbreak isn't just a health care problem. It's also about a crisis of governance.
Lines between countries used to have little importance in Africa's most dynamic region. How times have changed.
If you want to rule for 1,000 years, don't touch my daughters or my cigarettes.
The end of the Cold War ushered in an era of expanding freedom. Is the golden age of democratic transitions drawing to a close?
Lessons from a lifetime of political activism.
How Ukrainian forces took back a town controlled by pro-Russian separatists -- and scored a major victory for their country's morale.
Why Hillary Clinton's greatest foreign policy "success" isn't the win her new book claims.
Aung San Suu Kyi wants to change the Burmese constitution. But will the military really go along?
The OSCE was designed to ensure peace in Europe. Now the conflict in Ukraine is confronting it with perhaps the greatest crisis in its history.
Critics charge that Venezuela's anti-government protesters almost exclusively represent the middle class. The reality is more complicated -- and revealing.
How Burmese rebels are waging war on the opium industry.
Societies attempting to make the transition to democracy should start by establishing a consensus on basic values.
How the Syrian government's use of snipers against its own citizens gives the lie to its talk of fighting terrorism.
Does the concept of "human rights" still have meaning in a world where everything qualifies?