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.
April 15, 2015 / Foreign Policy
Jacob Kushner
In 2013, the Haitian government began seizing land on a picturesque island to construct a $260 million tourism hot spot. Two years later, the country's opaque land laws have all but sunk the project.
March 27, 2015 / Foreign Policy
Michael Edison Hayden, Sami Siva
Heroin abuse is rampant in the Indian state of Punjab, and a generation of young, male addicts has nowhere to turn for help.
March 12, 2015 / Foreign Policy
Callum Macrae
Colombo's new government may bring positive changes. But, the absence of justice for the massacre of thousands of Tamil civilians in "No Fire Zones" at the civil war's end in 2009 still remains.
March 6, 2015 / Foreign Policy
Michael Edison Hayden
Narendra Modi wants India to embrace its traditional systems of medicine, like ayurveda and yoga. But can he convince rich Indians to treat their ailments with lead pills and squirming bugs?
February 26, 2015 / Foreign Policy
Caryle Murphy
Is King Salman's new court a breath of fresh air—or is it reactionaries looking to take the country back in time?
February 26, 2015 / Foreign Policy
Ty McCormick
Less than three years after independence, South Sudan collapsed into bloody civil war. Could the United States, a crucial backer of the young African state, have prevented the violence?
February 8, 2015 / Foreign Policy
Dimiter Kenarov
No tourists, frightened Tatars, and Russians have taken all the jobs. Welcome to Crimea in winter.
February 3, 2015 / Foreign Policy
Tom Hundley
The world's most pressing public health crisis isn't AIDS or Ebola or malaria—it's a soaring number of motorcycle fatalities. And it's costing developing countries billions.
January 29, 2015 / Foreign Policy
Kenneth R. Weiss
A migrant farmer from the tiny island nation of Kiribati is a test case for determining whether millions of people, pushed from their homes by climate change, will be acknowledged –– or forgotten.
January 28, 2015 / Foreign Policy
Brian Castner, Cheryl Hatch
John Nel was sent to build a lifesaving Ebola clinic in the middle of the Liberian jungle. It opened too late to help fight this outbreak, but could help prevent a new one.

Pages