Sierra Leone may be slowly transcending its ethnic-based politics, but poverty remains an omnipresent threat to its development and democracy.
For the first time in history, the $70-billion global arms trade will be regulated by international law.
The crisis of people-trafficking and sexual exploitation in Northeast Asia is not a nationalist issue; it is a gender issue.
With endless foreign aid, the US has undercut mechanisms of democratic accountability in Afghanistan and should not be surprised at the results.
After 40 years of exile and too many broken hearts, it's long past time we let the Chagossians go home.
Central Europe has become an Apartheid region where Roma and non-Roma inhabit increasingly separate and decidedly unequal worlds.
Why start another body count in a Middle East conflict with no direct relationship to U.S. security?
Hope and history are sisters: one looks forward and one looks back, and they make the world spacious enough to move through freely.
Guatemala's genocide trial has lifted the curtain on the country's bloody past.
The United States needs to halt its assistance to Bahrain until the country implements promised democratic reforms.