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.
For a minority, seeing the island's democracy in action is a transformative experience.
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.
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.
The reputation of China's Nationalist leader is falling in Taiwan and being rehabilitated on the Mainland. What's going on?
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.
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.
Why a tiny South American country can't escape the ugly legacies of its idiosyncratic past.
In the wake of the worst assault in the country's modern history, some wonder whether Tunis has paid too little heed to growing extremism in its midst.
The constitution prohibits Paul Kagame from running for a third term. But many Rwandans want him to stay.
With the deadly suicide bombing of a Saudi mosque, the Islamic State may be debuting a new strategy: lone-wolf attacks inside the kingdom.
Saudis are cheering on the war in Yemen. But will they still be celebrating when the kingdom turns up the heat on the Islamic State?