Is This the Obama Doctrine?
The president has set a very high bar for preventing genocide
August 11, 2014

Is this the Obama Doctrine? 

Hell Is an Understatement
A report from the bloody, crumbling Central African Republic
April 30, 2014

We've seen this before: dead bodies on the side of the road. Stoned kids with huge guns. But damn us if we don't lift a finger for the Central African Republic.

Life and Death in the Central African Republic
Horrifying images from Africa's most dangerous conflict
April 30, 2014

Life, and a lot of death, in the Central African Republic.

Rwanda's Open Wounds
Tens of thousands of amputees serve as living reminders of the 1994 genocide
April 17, 2014

Reminders of Rwanda's genocide are everywhere today, in the form of tens of thousands who survived the mass slaughter but were left permanently maimed.

Don't Assume That the Rwandan Genocide Couldn't Happen Today

Bill Clinton and Kofi Annan have been contribe about the mistakes they made two decades ago. Have their successors learned their lesson?

Sochi Is Haunted by the Ghosts of a Forgotten Genocide
The Winter Olympics arrive 150 years after an ethnic cleansing
February 06, 2014

The Winter Olympics arrive 150 years after an ethnic cleansing.

Ethnic Cleansing Just Went From Bad to Worse in Burma
January 24, 2014

The ethnic cleansing in Burma's northwest has followed a jerky rhythm, coming in fits and starts since the first Buddhist-on-Muslim attacks in the middle of 2012.

The Truth Will Not Set You Free
August 27, 2008

Why we didn't prevent the genocide in Darfur.

The Truth Will Not Set You Free
August 27, 2008

The Devil Came on Horseback: Bearing Witness to the Genocide in Darfur By Brian Steidle and Gretchen Steidle Wallace (PublicAffairs, 237 pp., $14.95) War in Darfur and the Search for Peace Edited by Alex de Waal (Global Equity Initiative, Harvard University and Justice Africa, 431 pp., $24.95) Darfur's Sorrow: A History of Destruction and Genocide By M.W. Daly (Cambridge University Press, 368 pp., $22.99) Darfur: The Long Road to Disaster By J. Millard Burr and Robert O.