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In the Balkan wars, women were targets. In postwar governments, they’ve been pushed out of sight.
In the wake of the announcement that a few ex-FARC commanders have rearmed, it's more important than ever for the government to uphold its development promises.
A FARC faction goes back to war, an Iranian rocket fails to launch, and other stories we’re following today.
Letting the country unravel isn't an exit strategy.
Critics of offshore balancing claim a more restrained U.S. foreign policy will breed insecurity. They’re wrong, and their arguments are easily debunked.
Kushner’s plan aims to divide Palestinians from their leaders but fails to recognize that the people already resent their corrupt leadership—while failing to place any similar pressure on an Israeli prime minister under indictment.
Jared Kushner and Jason Greenblatt’s peace plan may not be the deal of the century, but there are interim steps that U.S. officials and Arab leaders could take to help stabilize the West Bank and Gaza.
A decade after the world bailed out finance, it’s time for finance to bail out the world.
Young people care a lot about climate change—but most of them can’t vote. Here’s how governments can adapt to accommodate them.
Crops already suck up a lot of carbon dioxide. One scientist thinks they can do much more.