Human Rights Watch said this week that more than 3,500 people have been killed in Syria. The brutality against civilians has only worsened, but the world can’t seem to agree on what to do about it.
Octavia Nasr discusses the four weeks of intense demonstrations in Tunisia that led to the first peaceful revolution last week in the history of the Arab world.
As the people of Southern Sudan decide whether to form an independent state next week, Need to Know profiles Salva Dut, a “lost boy” of Sudan who returned to help build his homeland.
Excerpts of an interview with Dominican Republic President Leonel Fernandez, who has helped lead the recovery effort in Haiti, and photos from throughout the reconstruction.
Just as diplomats gathered to draft a new climate change accord, U.S. embassy cables released by WikiLeaks suggested that world leaders were largely pessimistic about the chances for success.