Guest blogger Laura Seay interviews the author of a book on governance by rebel groups about what Libya's National Transitional Council will need to do to build a stable government.
Out of the UN comes a new idea for ending war. Peacebuilders: An intensive process that gives permission for foreign 'interference' in conflict resolution.
During the housing boom, banks carved up mortgages into pieces and sold the pieces in a process known broadly as securitization. What they didn't realize: without flawless paperwork, you can't foreclose on a defaulting homeowner.
So far, international pressure has failed to convince incumbent President Laurent Gbagbo to step down in Ivory Coast after he lost the Nov. 28 election by 8 percentage points.
Washington needs to rid itself of the politically correct attitude that all nations are capable of becoming sustainable democracies.
Why democracy is slow to take root in the Third World.
A Christian Science perspective on daily life.
Is poverty cultural or technical? Such debates shouldn't impede progress.