Topic: International Crisis Group
Restoring democracy in Madagascar means parsing the motives of former presidents back from exile for upcoming elections – and learning how to build a stable government.
11/17/2010 12:38 pm
Many who voted for the Iraqiya coalition thought Iyad Allawi won March elections. Now, with him and his coalition sidelined, they feel cheated – and warn of renewed sectarian violence.
11/12/2010 03:24 pm
Many women fought for the Tamil Tigers in Sri Lanka's 26-year war. Critical gaps in education, psychological problems, and physical injuries make job opportunities tough to come by.
10/29/2010 06:22 pm
Medellín is seen as a success story of former President Álvaro Uribe, whose successor faces a crucial test amid the resurgence in drug war violence.
10/25/2010 05:04 pm
Nine years after US-led airstrikes on Afghanistan began, President Karzai on Thursday inaugurated a new peace council that is tasked with reconciling with the Taliban and other insurgents. Kabul residents say they see no end in sight to the war.
10/07/2010 11:52 am
In a significant shift, Taliban representatives and the government of Afghan President Hamid Karzai have begun backroom high-level talks to aimed at negotiating the end of the war.
10/06/2010 01:37 pm
Pakistan said it will keep the Khyber Pass - a crucial supply line for the US war effort in Afghanistan - closed because of security concerns, as a US drone strike pounded alleged militants inside Pakistan.
10/05/2010 04:33 pm
Aung San Suu Kyi's 18-month detention ends just after the Burma election. Observers say her release would signal the junta’s confidence in transitioning to a semi-civilian government.
09/27/2010 05:58 pm
The best hope for stability in Somalia may lie in African Union troops, but they can't take the offensive against the terrorist group Al Shabab.
09/02/2010 05:30 pm
North Korea leader Kim Jong-il confirmed his readiness to rejoin six-party talks after a visit to China last week. But the US, Japan, and South Korea want to see key steps first.
08/31/2010 09:47 am