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No—the Greek negotiators had to swallow some bitter pills, but they extracted crucial concessions from the troika.

PA President Mahmoud Abbas

It may seem like an obvious step, after joining the International Criminal Court. But the legal and political barriers are formidable.

United Nations

Caving to outside pressure, this week the organization added women to the High-level Independent Panel on UN Peace Operations—but it still falls short of gender parity.

Child receives polio vaccine

Bill Gates and a corps of Western donors are on a mission to rid Nigeria of the crippling virus, but the last cases have been hard to stamp out.

After two decades of sham negotiations, it’s the best way to put pressure on Israel to end the occupation.

The Grey Lady’s recent editorial on Ukraine and Vladimir Putin was one-dimensional and ideological.

A new biography explores the remarkable life and lasting legacy of the early UN secretary-general.

Blogs

The Obama administration decides to “position” heavy military equipment on Russia’s borders.

June 24, 2015

Will the scandals roiling FIFA put a stop to the deadly construction projects?

June 15, 2015

While the US and Iraqi response is in disarray, the Islamic State is containable.

June 11, 2015

Apart from widespread fear of Iran, this year’s Al Jazeera Forum in Doha was mostly a display of the Arab world’s many deep fissures.

May 12, 2015

In Europe, Russia was the major victor—and it paid a heavy price in casualties.

May 6, 2015

You can’t squeeze clean water out of dirty business.

April 27, 2015

What are the Kremlin's true intentions in Ukraine?

April 6, 2015

A climate of impunity for employers, coupled with the threat of deportation, is forcing undocumented workers to bear the costs of injury and abuse.

March 17, 2015

Stephen Cohen discusses this month's negotiations over the conflict in Ukraine and the current proposal for a Ukrainian federation.

February 27, 2015