June 22, 2015
Ukraine's struggle to build a national identity dates back to the Cold-War. Facing more recent territorial struggles over the Crimea, how will the country's citizens choose to define themselves?
June 15, 2015 /
Ukraine's history of foreign conquest, most recently Russia’s annexation of Crimea in 2014, precludes any clear sense of Ukrainian identity. Could nationalism help mend Ukraine's sectarian violence?
June 15, 2015 /
What attracts a young Saudi to join IS? The Kingdom is seeking answers—and fighting back. Part two in a series on the Islamic State and Saudi Arabia.
June 8, 2015 /
In the U.S., about one in five women will experience rape; in South Africa, the figure is over half. Can "interrupters" reduce this kind of violence?
May 29, 2015 /
The Republic of the Marshall Islands was a small but forceful presence at the U.N.'s month-long review conference of the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty, which ended May 22, 2015, without a consensus...
May 26, 2015 /
The Washington Post
Nuclear talks at UN end in failure amid strife over Israel, a proposed Middle East ban on WMD and attacks on the failure of nuclear-weapons states to take meaningful steps toward disarmament.
May 26, 2015
Seven decades ago the Marshall Islands felt what nuclear war would be like. This century they're grappling with the legacy of U.S. bomb tests—while staring down a new threat driven by climate change.
May 15, 2015 /
The White House reassured Gulf countries over talks with Iran. But in Saudi Arabia, worries about Tehran have little to do with nuclear weapons.
May 14, 2015 /
Thomson Reuters Foundation
It was a hushed-up contract for one of Africa’s biggest land deals, signed with the backing of two authoritarians who have since been deposed. Naturally, I wanted a copy.
May 3, 2015 /
In 2001, two unlikely friends created a music festival in Mali that drew the likes of Bono and Robert Plant. Then radical Islam tore them apart.