Articles by Jacey Fortin
UN Peacekeepers To Gear Up For Combat In DR Congo
March 29 2013 2:41 PM
Monusco, a U.N. peacekeeping force in the DR Congo, will now include an intervention brigade with offensive combat capabilities.
Mali On The Verge Of Transition, From Combat To Peacekeeping
March 27 2013 1:38 PM
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is looking ahead to the establishment of a peacekeeping force as the French withdraw.
Top Secret Trip: High-Level Officials In Afghanistan
March 25 2013 3:02 PM
John Kerry is just one in a long line of high-profile officials to make an unannounced visit to Afghanistan during the war.
How To End Repression In Myanmar? Google It!
March 23 2013 8:00 AM
Google Chairman Eric Schmidt visited Myanmar, or Burma, this week. But is the repressive country ready to get connected?
Egypt And India: Odd Couple With Great Chemistry
March 22 2013 5:54 AM
Egypt and India have little in common, but a closer relationship could propel surprising growth for both countries.
Natural Disasters Are Hitting Harder, And Not Because Of Global Warming
March 21 2013 6:10 AM
The global cost of natural disasters has tripled over the past three decades, but global warming is not the main culprit.
Ten Years In Baghdad: How Iraq Has Changed Since Saddam
March 19 2013 10:06 PM
The Iraqi economy is growing quickly since Saddam was overthrown and sanctions were lifted. But why aren't civilians benefiting?
Whatever Happened To The Iraq War's Key Players?
March 19 2013 3:54 PM
Where are Donald Rumsfeld, Dick Cheney, Ahmad Chalabi, Tariq Aziz and other key war figures?
Was Pope Francis Complicit In The Crimes Of Argentina's Dictatorship?
March 15 2013 8:04 PM
Three women kidnapped during Argentina's Dirty War recall how the Catholic Church, and perhaps the new pope himself, aided a dictatorship.
Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe: Dictator Or Fashion Mogul?
March 15 2013 6:15 AM
The party of Zimbabwe's autocratic President Robert Mugabe is trying to patent designs used by an apparel label, House of Gushungo.
Was Pope Francis Complicit During Argentina's Dirty War?
March 14 2013 2:26 PM
When Pope Francis was Jorge Bergoglio, he may have been complicit in atrocious human rights violations during Argentina's dictatorship.
Venezuela's Maduro: Chavez 'Convinced' Jesus To Pick Bergoglio
March 14 2013 11:49 AM
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said that the late Hugo Chavez convinced Jesus to allow Argentine Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio to become Pope Francis.