Regions / Africa
Leading a rebel group may be the best way to be taken seriously in a country with weak political and civil institutions.
Sexual Minorities Uganda has accused evangelical pastor Scott Lively of promoting anti-gay sentiment and policy in Uganda.
In some corners of Africa, the seams of the tight Africa-China relationship are becoming stretched.
As pope, an African could provoke a subtle but important change in global attitudes toward Africa and focus more attention on a rising continent rich with promise and challenges alike.
Migration is one of the best mechanisms for reducing poverty.
The Senate must pass the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women, an international agreement that affirms principles of human rights and equality for women everywhere.
Can China manage an effective partnership with both Sudans?
The Algerian hostage crisis was not only both a human and political fiasco, but its regional implications are still evolving.
Western intervention--ostensibly on humanitarian grounds--is largely responsible for the Malian crisis in the first place.
Fissures are beginning to appear in Isaias Afewerki's dictatorship.