Max Boot writes that Israel cannot ignore Hamas' attacks, but also cannot do what it takes to defeat the enemy because of constraints imposed by its own public.
The international community must ensure that people seeking saftey are protected; soverignty is not a shield behind which authoritarian governments may terrorize their own people.
Tens of thousands of Iraqis who worked for the United States in Iraq have been labeled as collaborators and are marked for death. One former USAID worker is fighting to save them.
International relief agencies say promises by Washington and Baghdad to adopt policies addressing Iraq's growing humanitarian needs have failed to materialize.
Said I. Hakki, president of the Iraqi Red Crescent Organization, explains why Iraq's refugee crisis is at a tipping point.
Listen to experts discuss issues surrounding the education of children of conflict, specifically with regard to the current situation in Iraq.
Watch experts discuss issues surrounding the education of children of conflict, specifically with regard to the current situation in Iraq.
Speakers discuss the plight of refugee children.
Zimbabwe’s economic crisis has propelled its citizens into South Africa and Botswana. Both countries are feeling the strain.
The volatile mixture of government troops, rebels, and lawlessness in eastern Congo’s North Kivu province threatens to draw in neighboring states and destabilize the region.
Iraqi refugees are returning home after years of war, leading Iraqi and U.S. officials to talk of a corner turned. But millions more remain abroad and unconvinced.
Robert Schrire, head of the political science department at the University of Cape Town, discusses South Africa's foreign policy under President Thabo Mbeki.
Darfur online forum features a debate between Sudan experts Alex De Waal and John Prendergast.
Kenneth Bacon, president of Refugees International, discusses the Iraqi refugee crisis.
A ‘spiraling’ Iraqi refugee crisis, exacerbated by closed borders and tightening admissions in the West, threatens Iraq’s economic and social stability.
Joost Hiltermann of the International Crisis Group urges the United States to do more to assist Iraq's refugees in Jordan.
The author examines Pakistan's complex role in U.S. foreign policy and advocates for a two-pronged approach that works to quarantine threats while integrating Pakistan into the broader U.S. agenda in Asia.
The authors assess the political, security, and economic challenges facing U.S. policymakers in Afghanistan and evaluate a range of policy options.
Special operations play a critical role in how the United States confronts irregular threats, but to have long-term strategic impact, the author argues, numerous shortfalls must be addressed.
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