Millions have been forced to flee conflict in the Middle East. But Europe and the United States are turning their backs to this global crisis.
The New York Review of Books
The exodus of refugees fleeing Syria has not abated. Meanwhile, the international community has not kept up with the pressing needs of helpless millions.
Uganda, one of the United States' most important African military allies, will hold presidential and parliamentary elections on February 18.
Is Thailand, a reliable US ally known for its stability, heading into extraordinary political crisis?
Among the many recent stories concerning foreigners setting out to fight in Syria, the allegations about the Uighurs arrested in Thailand are the most curious.
Thailand is being ruled by a military junta for the 19th time since 1932, but this time some Thais may not meekly go along; Bangkok's motorcycle taxi drivers show why.
Josh Hammer documents a deteriorating situation in Mali following the 2012 coup and subsequent takeover by Islamic militants of a large chunk of the country’s north.
As multiple forces assert power in different parts of the country, many feel that only a strongman can hold Libya together. But who could it be?
Qaddafi is gone and Libya is coming apart. As Nicolas Pelham reports here, revolutions are hard to get right.
These photos show the range of living conditions for Syrian refugees in Turkey, Jordan, Lebanon, and Iraq. Although much attention has been focused on camps, most struggle to survive on their own.
Among the many consequences of the Syrian civil war, the collapse of one of the Arab world’s most diverse societies may be the most significant.
While the dramatic images of refugees pouring into Northern Iraq are new, Northern Iraq’s troubled relations with Syria—and Syria’s Kurds—are not.