19 Apr 13
Attackers identified as Chechens from Russian North Caucasus, though their motives remain unclear.
11 May 12
No one has yet called alleged perpetrators of war crimes to account, and there is little chance of it happening once foreign troops leave in 2014.
27 Apr 12
Former Liberian president successfully prosecuted for war crimes, though command responsibility not proved.
16 Apr 12
Insurgents should never have been able to penetrate Afghan capital’s defences in the first place.
12 Mar 12
While US soldier’s rampage will provoke bigger anti-American protests than before, it is still unlikely to derail Kabul’s relations with Washington.
18 Feb 12
Beijing wants to tap region’s energy resources, and is prepared to fund and build pipelines to get them.