Articles By Jacey Fortin

From Politics & Policy Nov 14, 2012

Gadhafi's Children Flee Their Gilded Cage As Algeria Bonds With Libya

Three children of late Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi have reportedly fled their safe haven in Algeria.

From Politics & Policy Sep 19, 2012

Mass Graves Discovered In Kenya, Raising Specter Of Tribal Violence Ahead Of Election

The discovery of mass graves in the southeast of Kenya is a reminder that tribal violence there is ongoing, casting a long shadow over hopes for a smooth national election in 2013.

From Politics & Policy Sep 19, 2012

Lonmin Miners Agree To End Strike, But South Africa's Labor Struggles Are Far From Over

Lonmin miners who went on strike last month have agreed to a 22 percent pay raise and will return to work this week. But the strike has taken a toll on South Africa's economy, and other mines still face unrest.

From Politics & Policy Sep 19, 2012

Will Tehran Talk? After Summer Stalemate, Ashton And Jalili To Discuss Iranian Nuclear Development

The global standoff over Iranian nuclear technology continues on Tuesday with a meeting between European Union foreign affairs representative Catherine Ashton and Iranian National Security Council Secretary Saeed Jalili.

From Politics & Policy Sep 18, 2012

Kurds At the Crossroads: Regional Unrest Raises The Stakes For Sovereignty

Kurdish rebels of the PKK in Turkey have seen an increase in bloody clashes with the Turkish military, according to Prime Minister Erdogan. It's another indication that regional upheavals are raising the stakes in what was already a complicated bid for the sovereignty of Kurdistan.

From Politics & Policy Sep 18, 2012

Aung San Suu Kyi Arrives In US, As Myanmar Frees More Than 500 Prisoners

Myanmar opposition politician Aung San Suu Kyi arrived in the United States on Monday. Her 17-day stateside schedule includes meetings with Hillary Clinton and several U.S. politicians, as well as awards ceremonies and speaking arrangements from New York to Indiana to California.

From Politics & Policy Sep 18, 2012

Iran's Nuclear Progress In Dispute: Merkel Refutes Netanyahu's Call For Preemptive Strike

What are Iran's nuclear capabilities at present, and is a preemptive military strike necessary? A difference of opinion between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shows that major world powers are at odds over these pivotal issues.

From Politics & Policy Sep 15, 2012

Death Row Deadline Approaches In The Gambia: Will 38 Inmates Survive The Weekend?

If Gambian President Yahya Jammeh sticks to his word, Saturday will be the end of the line for dozens of death row inmates.

From Politics & Policy Sep 15, 2012

Turkey Clamps Down On Border Control, Leaving Syrian Refugees In The Lurch

Turkey is increasing security along its southeastern border while it tries to get a handle on the stream of refugees fleeing Syria's bloody conflict.

From Politics & Policy Sep 15, 2012

At NYC Vigil For Former Libya Ambassador Stevens, A Syrian Flag And A Muslim Cause

A group of Syrian-Americans gathered for an emergency vigil at the Libyan Mission to the United Nations in New York City on Thursday for U.S. Ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens, who lost his life in a violent attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi on Tuesday.