Regions / Africa
As the world's youngest country enters its third year of civil war, there are new hopes for a durable peace.
The Islamic State is pursuing a strategy of mergers and acquisitions.
As if the current 662 U.S.military bases around the world from which air strikes can be launched aren’t enough.
Will the landmark UN climate deal mark a turning point in the fight against climate change? The devil's in the details.
The Afars, a tightly knit Muslim minority in one of the most inhospitable corners of Africa, are determined to keep their home and the culture that sustains them.
Without concrete, enforceable emissions targets and transition financing, the Paris climate talks will only deepen our climate crisis.
The U.S. military has built an extensive archipelago of African outposts, transforming the continent into a laboratory for a new kind of war.
So far, UN climate change conferences have sidestepped the real business of keeping fossil fuels in the ground.
Even as governments set climate targets, they're working hard to expand the extractive global economy with measures that could deepen the climate crisis.
"Back in my youth, we imagined that lumbering dinosaurs like Russia and China and the European Union would endure regardless of the global convulsions taking place around them."