Poverty reduction in sub-Saharan Africa won't come through a quick fix.
Violent clashes have destroyed a four-year ceasefire in Sri Lanka. Heres one place where the United States (and the UN) could make a difference before its too late.
The White House promised a nonpolitical speech on 9/11. So why was the president talking about Iraq?
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With a shaky UN-brokered ceasefire in place, Syrians still grapple with the persistent insecurity facing their country's war-weary borders and the growing refugee problem.
Talking Points for the Time-Crunched
The war in Lebanon was only the latest mirage to transfix the Middle East. To avoid catastrophe, the United States must dispense with the illusions that helped propel that war.
Food aid is one way of addressing the global problem of hunger. But where should the food come from and how should it be delivered? John Rivera of Catholic Relief Services and FPIF's Conn Hallinan square off.
How about kicking UN peacekeeping up a notch? A rapid response unit is needed now more than ever.
All sides have claimed victory in the Lebanon conflict. They're all wrong.