From North Korea to Venezuela, here are the conflicts to watch in 2018.
Is it that secret units that live on the edge always have such trouble on occasion?
Europe is spending billions of dollars to jump-start Africa’s poorest economies. But that may just accelerate the exodus.
Europe has been helping fight the country’s jihadis for years. Now it’s turning its sights on human smugglers.
The U.N. mission in Mali is Turtle Bay’s most controversial. But will its counterterrorism remit be just what saves it from the chopping block?
As China steps up its commitment to U.N. peacekeeping, Beijing is said to be eyeing a leadership role — with potentially troubling human rights implications.
The international tribunal is about to convict a Malian jihadi for destruction of cultural heritage. It’s staying silent about his alleged responsibility for horrific sexual violence.
Tobias Zielony and Anna Badkhen on the displaced, the Global South, and what Africans misunderstand about their peers who’ve made it to Germany.
2015 Global Thinkers Matthew Heineman and Johanna Schwartz discuss the challenges of making a film—and earning a subject’s trust—amidst guns, violence, and suspicion.
Al Qaeda's attack on Burkina Faso proves that "decapitating" a terror group doesn't always change it for the better.
The U.N. mission in Mali is mistaking aggrieved cattle-herders and bandits on motorbikes for an Islamist menace. Here’s why it matters that they get it right.
NAIROBI — Gunmen driving car with diplomatic plates storm luxury hotel in Bamako and take 170 hostage.
A new documentary follows a group of musicians who continue to sing and play their instruments in Mali after jihadis implemented sharia law and banned music.