May 17, 2013
South Africa in the post-apartheid period has registered steady growth, but mounting problems over inequality threaten the continent’s economic engine.
April 20, 2011
Pakistan is bracing for more turbulence in the wake of Osama bin Laden’s killing. This Backgrounder looks at how state support for Islamist militants has led to growing religious intolerance in socie…
June 29, 2010
The Obama administration sees the Organization of the Islamic Conference as a venue through which to court Muslims globally, but the group’s controversial positions on some issues could pose problems.