France is the ninth country in Europe and fourteenth in the world to legalize gay marriage.
Same-sex marriage and adoption move forward in France.
The Algerian hostage crisis was not only both a human and political fiasco, but its regional implications are still evolving.
Western intervention--ostensibly on humanitarian grounds--is largely responsible for the Malian crisis in the first place.
As in: come home to roost.
One longs for the heyday of ancient Timbuktu, when African scholars pored studiously over learned manuscripts in quiet libraries.
The co-director of the Institute's Foreign Policy In Focus project discussed the African conflict on the PBS NewsHour.
Without someone at least ranting about sharing the wealth, no one's talking about sharing the wealth.
French anti-nuclear activists are hunger-striking their way onto the political agenda.
Maybe the end of the Washington consensus is finally upon us.