The latest recurrence of domestic protests in Iran stems from the country’s role in regional wars, combined with corruption and economic mismanagement. This discontent is likely to continue to pose a challenge.
Brexit negotiations continue between Theresa May and Emmanuel Macron, new U.S. sanctions on Iran take effect, and Japan commemorates the seventy-third anniversaries of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
Welcome to “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news related to women and U.S. foreign policy. This week’s post, covering June 16 to June 23, was compiled with support from Lucia Petty and Rebecca Turkington.