Regions / Africa
The group's caliphate may be crumbled, but the political conditions that gave rise to it haven't improved at all.
International slow-walking — and threatened cuts to aid from the Trump administration — could exacerbate a burgeoning ebola outbreak in the Congo.
He's failed to deliver his promised withdrawals from Afghanistan and Syria, vetoed an order to get out of Yemen, and expanded the U.S. bombing of Somalia, all while eyeing Iran.
Whistleblowers and protesters play a key role in ensuring accountability. But ultimately, democratic systems should be built to ensure institutional accountability.
A court ruling against colonial exploitation could threaten a strategic U.S. military base in the Indian Ocean. Indigenous advocates say it's about time.
Civil society groups are doing the hard work of recovery, but it's fossil fuel companies and rich countries that need to step up.
Free trade is simply a euphemism for the corporate capture of international trade.
The late U.S. senator from Pennsylvania may have achieved his most visionary legacy as a teenager, when he founded a student movement for world federalism.
Chinese investment may come with strings attached, but Africa deserves an alternative to U.S.-led neoliberalism and militarization.
To keep U.S. troops in Syria now implies a forever war, with no realistic ending imaginable, and no authorization from Congress.