Regions / Africa
With support from Moscow, Washington, and the former imperial capitals no longer assured, armed groups in Africa now compete for riches in diamond mines, gold pits, oil wells, and rare earth deposits.
Somalia's power-sharing system has failed.
Given the roots of the ongoing conflict in North Kivu, military victory amounts to exchanging one group of exploiters for another.
Tunisia’s former first lady Leila Trabelsi and Cameroon’s present, Chantal Biya, have strikingly similar profiles.
The UN helped the Congolese army and international prosecutors stand ready to help try war crimes.
The domestic workers’ rights movement offers powerful lessons for the broader fight against forced labor, trafficking, and servitude.
New films, reports, and media coverage are finally giving the American public a taste of the personal tragedies involved in the U.S. drone war.
An African war criminal tests God’s willingness to forgive.
The war on terror has become a self-fulfilling prophecy.
In the past 20 years, more than 17,000 refugees have died along Europe's borders.