Guest blogger G. Pascal Zachary writes that there are some countries, like Sudan, that could benefit from being split up and other countries that could benefit from being combined into one.
Brazil’s Federal Police say that arms traffickers are using new routes to get weapons into the country. Entry via sea port is now just as important as entry over land.
The mission-driven, for-profit venture, Maternova, aims to use the data-dissemination powers of technology to reach maternity care workers most in need of resources in order to combat one of the leading causes of death for women globally, maternal mortality.
Arturo Valenzuela's return to academia, which had been announced in May, leaves the US without much needed diplomatic leadership in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Taking Brega, a strategic oil port in eastern Libya, would be a key victory for the rebels, who lost the town to Qaddafi's troops months ago.
But Syria's opposition in exile met in Istanbul anyway, electing what it called a National Salvation Council this weekend.