May 21, 2016 / Foreign Policy
Will Swanson, Ariel Zirulnick
Meet the khat-chewing, rifle-toting volunteer army that forms Kenya’s first line of defense against the Somali terrorist group.
March 10, 2016 / Foreign Policy
Jillian Keenan
Impoverished young men have menaced the city of Zinder with rapes and murders. Now Boko Haram wants to turn their ultra-violence into a weapon of war.
March 4, 2016 / Foreign Policy
Reese Erlich
Iranians have voted out opponents of the nuclear deal. But they're still worried the United States won't live up to its side of the bargain.
March 1, 2016 / Foreign Policy
Reese Erlich
Tehran says it backs the Syrian cease-fire—but only if it can still hammer “terrorists” the West sees as the valid opposition to Assad.
February 3, 2016 / Foreign Policy
Seema Yasmin
When the outbreak hit West Africa, fevers spiked—and so did rates of teenage pregnancy.
January 19, 2016 / Foreign Policy
Ariel Zirulnick, Will Swanson
The university targeted by al-Shabab last year has reopened. Will Kenya's softer, gentler approach to counterterrorism keep it safe?
Mao dolls are on sale in Taipei along with Chiang Kai-shek dolls, but the majority of the Taiwan population wants to keep the China of Mao at a distance. Image by Richard Bernstein. Taiwan, 2016.
January 14, 2016 / Foreign Policy
Richard Bernstein
Tsai Ing-wen looks like she's about to win the upcoming presidential election on Taiwan, and if she does, the one-China idea, so important to Beijing, will have suffered a stunning defeat.
January 5, 2016 / Foreign Policy
Sharron Lovell
What China's huge water transfer project means for those at both ends of the pipeline.
January 4, 2016 / Foreign Policy
Jeanne Carstensen
On the Greek island of Lesbos, thousands of Syrians are arriving each day. But will empathy for an earlier flood of refugees trump the fear of being overrun?
December 8, 2015 / Foreign Policy
Matt Hongoltz-Hetling, Michael Seamans
The epidemic has waned, but the virus still threatens the lives of women and children in West Africa.
November 2, 2015 / Foreign Policy
Marvin Kalb
The Russian president’s intervention in Syria is driven by fear of Islamic extremism among his country’s own Muslim minority. But rather than squelching the threat, it’s poised to make it worse.
October 16, 2015 / Foreign Policy
Richard Bernstein
For a minority, seeing the island's democracy in action is a transformative experience.
September 16, 2015 / Foreign Policy
Callum Macrae
The Obama Administration and the U.N. must ensure that Sri Lanka's reconciliation process is fair and just, rather than leaving the Sri Lankan government to its own devices.

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