We track four people on their journey.
Caught in the crossfire of the US war on gangs
Has Kim Jong-il's death created a new opportunity for dialogue between the US, South Korea, China and North Korea?
25 Dec 2011 14:08 GMT
The US should balance the need for responsible military drawdowns in Iraq and Afghanistan, says the author.
01 Dec 2011 09:42 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, Afghanistan, Australia, China
The Congress-approved free trade deal is expected to bring the leaders of the US and South Korea closer together.
28 Oct 2011 14:18 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, China, Iraq, Japan
In Iraq, sectarian violence continues to flare - this year being the costliest for the US since the 2007 surge.
Christopher R Hill | 01 Oct 2011 11:57 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, Egypt, Iraq, Israel
The real test for NATO is to achieve a successful, politically stable regime with enduring peace.
Christopher R Hill | 28 Aug 2011 13:55 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, Afghanistan, Egypt, Iraq
The US budget crisis hurt its citizens, but will also impact the country's foreign policy.
Christopher R Hill | 01 Aug 2011 11:56 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, Afghanistan, Iraq, Macedonia
NATO must be trusted and supported in the event of war and conflict, as vulnerable countries have much to lose.
Christopher R Hill | 27 Jun 2011 09:50 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, Iraq, Libya, Macedonia
Despite post-revolution time spent restructuring countries, Israeli-Palestinian peace remains key to the Middle East.
Christopher R Hill | 03 Jun 2011 09:00 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, Egypt, Iraq, Israel
Countries transitioning to democracy require long term development capacity, not just lectures from Western governments.
Christopher R Hill | 12 May 2011 09:23 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Libya
Officials in Seoul face a choice: Whether or not to use starvation as a weapon to bring down the regime to its north.
Christopher R Hill | 06 Mar 2011 11:02 GMT | Humanitarian crises, US & Canada, China, Iraq, Japan
A couple working to protect LA communities from gang violence is caught in the crossfire of the US war on gangs.
Politics, Gang violence, US
How improving relations between communist Cuba and the capitalist US will change the lives of people on both sides.
Politics, United States, Cuba
Mayotte is a magnet for Comoros islanders who risk their lives crossing hazardous seas in search of a better life.
Poverty & Development, France, Refugees
A three-part series looking at the history of France's black community and their long struggle for recognition.
Politics, US & Canada, France