Africa’s Success Story

Africa’s Success Story

Diamond-rich Botswana avoided the dreaded resource curse and established a prosperous, stable democracy. But political turmoil has begun to roil the traditionally placid society.

America’s Other Dark Legacy In Iraq

America’s Other Dark Legacy In Iraq

Putting aside even Iraq’s horrifying descent into sectarian violence, the United States did a spectacularly poor job of governing the country.

Affirming Somali Sovereignty

Affirming Somali Sovereignty

The U.S. recognition of Somalia as a sovereign and equal partner entails new responsibilities for both parties.

One Weak Domino

One Weak Domino

Other countries have problems, but Greece’s are an encyclopedia of bad behavior.