December 9, 2013
“What will he say? What will Mandela say after 27 years in prison?”
December 6, 2013 /
Syrian Christians favored reforms at the beginning of the uprising. But after Muslim rebels attacked their neighborhoods, Christians shifted their support to the Assad regime.
November 26, 2013
"No Fire Zone" creates Internet waves after screening in England, starting with a tweet from Prime Minister David Cameron.
November 26, 2013 /
A visit to the Rukaya Shrine in Damascus provides interesting insights about Hezbollah, the Syrian government and the rebels.
November 25, 2013
"Honduras: Aqui Vivimos" ("Honduras: We Live Here") explores the social conditions—abject poverty, corruption, political disillusionment, and gang culture—that have made Honduras a violent country.
November 23, 2013 /
Since Nepal abolished the monarchy in 2008, this country of 27 million has struggled to figure out how to create a government structure that would incorporate the diverse population.
November 22, 2013
Many experts thought Assad would be out of power by now. But the initial popular uprising has devolved into religious and ethnic strife. Assad is seen by some as the best hope for stability.
November 21, 2013 /
From Brooklyn to Lagos, ideas about womanhood and motherhood tend to be interwoven. A look at how the film "Mother of George" brings fresh light to Nigeria's fertility and abortion debates.
November 20, 2013 /
The Washington Post
The U.S.-educated Ujwal Thapa, an entrepreneur and independent candidate, says he wants to stir up Nepali politics.
November 18, 2013
“She went back to her village and decided to live as if nothing had happened. Four years later, she was married. She said her husband didn't know anything about her past."