December 5, 2013 /
Roger Thurow reflects on "the serenity of a man resolute in his convictions," a leader who walked to freedom believing that "the right of people to differ from us must be preserved."
December 3, 2013 /
We normally think of the West Bank in terms of politics, but it's gaining a reputation for something different: producing Israel's best wines. The question is whether they're actually from Israel.
November 27, 2013 /
Obama and Kerry have proven that they can set the stage for major conflict breakthroughs. Will they be able to deliver a final deal?
November 25, 2013 /
Critics say he's pompous, reckless, and a tilter at windmills. But his relentlessness may end up making him the most consequential secretary of state in years.
November 17, 2013 /
"We’re still a divided society 15 years after the Good Friday Agreement," says Sammy Douglas, a Protestant politician from East Belfast.
November 17, 2013
It has been 15 years since the end of Northern Ireland's Troubles yet in Belfast, a city carved by "Peace Walls," the tension is still palpable.
November 6, 2013 /
Gwen Ifill talks with Jon Sawyer about the end of an armed rebellion in eastern Congo--and what it means for the security overall of that long-troubled region.
November 4, 2013
Setting aside a dismal record of failure, incompetence and indifference, UN peacekeeping troops and the Democratic Republic of Congo's army seem to have finally joined forces to protect civilians.
October 31, 2013 /
Democratic Republic of Congo is home to the longest-running conflict in Africa. But after decades of battles and more than five million deaths, UN peacekeeping forces are bolstered by a new mandate.
October 30, 2013 /
“We must come here with some will, to take some risks, to take some action.” Excerpts from a Pulitzer Center interview with the UN’s military commander in the Democratic Republic of Congo.