April 11, 2014 / Foreign Policy
Tom Hundley
Why the surprising Philippine Supreme Court ruling on reproductive health rights is a big win for women — and a blow to the Catholic Church.
March 31, 2014 / Foreign Policy
Jeffrey E. Stern
What Afghanistan's election monitors pack for the most pivotal—and dangerous—political contest since 2001.
March 29, 2014 / Foreign Policy
Jenna Krajeski
Turkey's hard-headed prime minister bans YouTube, as a divided country votes on his increasingly autocratic rule.
July 11, 2012 / Foreign Policy
Peter Chilson
Mali's fabled Timbuktu is no stranger to siege and ruin but has also been the focus of a recent rebirth in music and arts. The Islamist rebels occupying the city put all of that at risk - and more.
July 10, 2012 / Foreign Policy
Trevor Snapp
Refugees in the Nuba Mountains now face a more dangerous weapon than war itself: hunger.
July 10, 2012 / Foreign Policy
Alan Boswell
Inside the high-profile campaign by Washington politicians, NGO do-gooders, and celebrities to create an independent South Sudan--whether it's a disaster or not.
June 29, 2012 / Foreign Policy
Peter DiCampo
Are things so bad that Ivory Coast misses its former tyrant?
June 29, 2012 / Foreign Policy
Austin Merrill
Former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo, facing trial in The Hague, still has support despite allegations of war crimes.
June 26, 2012 / Foreign Policy
Joshua Kucera
The naval buildup in the Caspian Sea is amplifying regional tensions. It's Russia versus Iran, with three post-Soviet states—and trillions of dollars in oil—in the middle.
June 15, 2012 / Foreign Policy
Peter Chilson
Mali is now a nation divided, with no happy ending in sight.
June 9, 2012 / Foreign Policy
Anna Nemtsova
With thousands of active fighters, the insurgency in Dagestan is now reportedly the largest in the Caucasus.
May 15, 2012 / Foreign Policy
Anna Sussman
Prostitution is still legal in Turkey, but this Muslim country is cracking down on the sex trade.
May 12, 2012 / Foreign Policy
Mae Azango
As the public health community shifts its focus to family planning, Mae Azango reminds us of the ongoing need for quality maternal care.