December 12, 2013 /
Five years after her kidnapping, journalist Mellissa Fung returns to Afghanistan to complete the story she started at the time. See what she discovered, and how things have changed.
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.