As the world's youngest country enters its third year of civil war, there are new hopes for a durable peace.
Some 99 percent of eligible Saudi women skipped their first chance to vote — some because gender segregation laws kept them away, others because they boycotted.
Nothing recruits terrorists like corrupt security forces committing human rights abuses with impunity.
Will the landmark UN climate deal mark a turning point in the fight against climate change? The devil's in the details.
Immigrants have built the United States -- and that includes Syrians.
Despite everything, hawks are still pushing President Obama to send ground troops to Syria. He would be wise to reject their advice.
If the countries of Northeast Asia can shrink their carbon footprint and still grow their economies, they can literally save the world.
Washington is effectively subsidizing Pakistan’s nuclear arsenal — the fastest-growing in the world — even as the country drifts closer to China and Russia.
Housing demolitions create an environment of constant anxiety for Palestinians in the West Bank and Jerusalem, increasing the likelihood of violent retaliation.
After December's elections, Haiti could have yet another U.S.-backed president with a weak democratic mandate.