June 22, 2010
Burundi, Sierra Leone, Guinea Bissau and the Central Africa Republic were the targets of a UN initiative aimed at stabilizing post-conflict countries through comprehensive engagement. This project...
April 15, 2010
In early April, a violent uprising forced Kyrgyzstan’s beleaguered president to flee the capital, and an interim government pronounced itself in charge. Kyrgyzstan had seen it all before.
March 4, 2010
The Iraqi elections of 2010 played out against a backdrop of reduced but continuing violence, unresolved issues of governance, and a U.S. government determined to exit fast. This project assesses the...
February 10, 2010
The people of Port-au-Prince will forever measure their lives in two parts: before and after the earthquake.
January 28, 2010
For about 18 months, more than a half of million people from the Ugandan area have been displaced after post-election violence forced them from their homes.
November 21, 2009
"The Economics of Security" explores the threat of extremist violence in South Asia, especially Pakistan, and its possible remedies.
November 20, 2009
Across the globe, many young adults and children worry about the potentially catastrophic effects of climate change.
May 12, 2009 /
Sher Shah is a hard-working neighborhood — a confusing knot of cramped lanes offering up a riot of rattling power looms, puttering motors and booming furnaces.
April 10, 2009
In talking about the Real IRA, the splinter group that took responsibility for the March 7 attack on an army barracks outside of Belfast that left two soldiers dead, Chief Constable Sir Hugh Orde h
February 15, 2009
In few places has coexistence between Muslims and non-Muslims been more sorely tested as in India, yet few post-colonial nations can claim a more unlikely success.