Somalia’s Pirates Are Back in Business
Lawlessness onshore is fueling a resurgence of crime on the high seas.
China Eyes Ending Western Grip on Top U.N. Jobs With Greater Control Over Blue Helmets
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.
Hamas’s Main Man From Turkey to Tehran
One of Hamas's most dangerous operatives seems to have found a comfortable new home in Turkey.
Puntland Is for Pirates
Why are convicted high-seas bandits being sent to the Somali region that profits from their crimes?
SEALed and Delivered in Libya
President Obama takes a big risk and scores a win for democracy -- and no one gives a damn.
Same As It Ever Was
Once again, Malaysia's ruling party turns to outdated sodomy laws to discredit the opposition.
Oil Pirates and the Mystery Ship
Forget Somalia, the world's new epicenter of piracy is on the other side of Africa.
The Ferocious Pirates of Greenpeace
Russia's decision to charge environmental activists with piracy sets an ominous precedent.
The Wild West in East Africa
What do a handful of South African mercenaries do for an encore in Somalia, once all the pirates are gone?
The Price of Failure
How much has the collapse of Somalia cost the world? $55 billion -- and here's where it went.