Without question, the complexities we face now are even more difficult to navigate from what those seeking peace during the Cold War encountered. Can "Just Peace" be a model for addressing the messy conflict in Syria and Iraq, which involves the terrorist group ISIS?
The team at Hopper has put together this list of the 10 longest non-stop flights from New York City; the ones that take passengers further afield than anywhere else, from the bubbling bazaars of Indian Mumbai, to the seething streets of China's megacities.
Leaders need to finance the next stage of their countries' development. If Africa spends smartly and designs the right development package, it can continue the continent's path of success.
The number of babies born with HIV has been cut in half 2002. But still, 650 babies are born every day with the virus -- that's 650 too many. With the right focus, and increased funding and awareness, we can get that number close to zero.
This story is fiction, but it could unfold in Iraq or Syria or Afghanistan or Libya or the Central African Republic or Colombia or Ukraine or Gaza or the Philippines or anywhere in at least 23 countries around the world where conflicts affect children.
With new players quickly moving into the sector, the NGOs that have traditionally led development in Africa are facing new options and choices.
Obama's caution about jumping into the Syrian civil war seems tacitly to acknowledge that the intervention went awry. So how should it affect the conduct of the campaign against ISIS?
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Sep 8, 2014 How unusua...
For centuries, we as a race have been migrating to different lands, exchanging goods, services and ideas to improve our lives. "With globalization our interconnectedness and interdependence have grown."
The U.S. is trying to win a war for the hearts and minds of Africa. But a Pentagon investigation suggests that those mystery projects somewhere out there in Djibouti or Ethiopia or Kenya or here in Tanzania may well be orphaned, ill-planned, and undocumented failures-in-the-making.
Todd Moss was Deputy Assistant Secretary of State under Condeleeza Rice. He oversaw diplomatic relations with 16 West African countries. After penning four non-fiction books, he has turned to fiction.
The world has decided that attention is more warranted elsewhere than in Darfur and the other deeply impoverished and malnourished populations of Sudan. But it is shameful in the extreme for the UN to make it impossible for us to judge just how living conditions in Darfur really are -- statistically speaking.
During the 2014 annual meetings of the African Development Bank in Kigali, Rwanda last May, the mood was both optimistic and pessimistic.
While governments and doctors around the world prepare themselves for Ebola to leap across oceans, we have yet to come to terms with the most difficult enabler of the deadly virus: human nature. To combat Ebola, we have to outsmart human nature.
Oftentimes people do not realize that our fear overwhelms us because ignorance overtakes us. Often, others -- maybe the media -- play on our fears to get our attention about a disease, but do not do a good enough job to educate and empower us.
Largely an exercise in fantasy, like the longest-running science fiction show on the planet, NATO, since the end of the Soviet superpower erased the Cold War fear of a Red Army surge through the heart of Western Europe to the Bay of Biscay, has been an institution in search of a new mission and an accident waiting to happen.