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.
September 9, 2015 / Foreign Policy
Misha Friedman, Masha Gessen
Two thousand young men and women, equipped with 10 weeks of training, have been sent into the streets of Kiev to convince Ukrainians that the days of a corrupt and brutal militsiya are over.
September 4, 2015 / Foreign Policy
Richard Bernstein
The reputation of China's Nationalist leader is falling in Taiwan and being rehabilitated on the Mainland. What's going on?
August 21, 2015 / Foreign Policy
Ann Schraufnagel
The Indian government's push to improve sanitation is ambitious and well-intentioned, but does little to help the most marginalized groups in Indian society.
August 13, 2015 / Foreign Policy
Reese Erlich
What do ordinary Iranians think about the nuclear agreement between the US and Iran? Reese Erlich asks shoppers and merchants in Tehran's famous bazaar.