Despite receiving little public attention, the tiny island of Sri Lanka has been plagued by ethnic turmoil and tumultuous politics over the last several decades. The country had just begun to rebuild itself after exiting a 26-year long ethnic conflict ...

The highly publicized and complex Israel-Palestinian conflict has infiltrated all aspects of global politics, acting as a litmus test for political morality in the United States and influencing the actions of other countries. While there has been a resurgence of ...

The disparate and ongoing situation in Yemen has been called the largest humanitarian crisis in modern history. More than 24 million Yemeni people — approximately 80% of the population — are in need of some form of aid. Yemen has ...

“All the people are free in Mauritania and this phenomenon [of slavery]no longer exists.” This strong assertion from Mauritania’s minister of rural development came after he was confronted by CNN about the shocking reports of enslaved dark-skinned Africans in the ...

The global gag rule (GGR), also known as the Mexico City Policy, has been limiting the resources of countless foreign non-governmental organizations (NGOs) over the last four decades. Despite studies in sub-Saharan Africa revealing that the global gag rule is ...