Locals trained by an NGO gather to scrutinize officials' books.
A soldier, a reconstruction expert, and a peace activist tell of how Iraq has changed – and what more needs to be done.
Obama's order to send 17,000 more troops comes before US has set a clear strategy.
Many who sold at rock-bottom prices as they fled violence are now priced out of their old neighborhoods.
A task force's findings, urging US leadership, may dovetail with ideas of Obama administration.
Colombia's independent Historic Memory Group hopes that airing the country's grisly past can help end the decades-old war.
America needs a bigger military to stabilize weak or potentially threatening nations, some analysts argue.
Tribal elders are reviving a traditional process to heal the deep animosities resulting from sectarian bloodshed between Shiites and Sunnis.
The move shows a willingness to act on common goals despite deteriorating relations.