Western intervention--ostensibly on humanitarian grounds--is largely responsible for the Malian crisis in the first place.
One longs for the heyday of ancient Timbuktu, when African scholars pored studiously over learned manuscripts in quiet libraries.
As outrage over the abuse of women rocks India, women's rights advocates mark a historic victory in the Philippines.
The Pacific is no one's "lake," but an ocean vast enough for all.
China portrays Africa as a partner in common prosperity, rather than a "doomed continent" requiring aid.
A real commitment to security must place human life and public safety above all else--no matter which side of the border you're on.
USAID spending often means less security and more violence against women, particularly women human rights defenders.
Hurricane Sandy demonstrated that a natural disaster could quickly, if temporarily, downgrade a rich country to third-world status.
A Southeast Asian radical looks back on China's transformation.
Obama will need to recast a foreign policy that has been weak or downright contradictory in standing up for the principles he himself has espoused