June 5, 2020Demonstrations and Protests
A U.S. police officer’s killing of George Floyd has sparked protests around the world against racial injustice and police brutality.
March 11, 2021South Korea
With fresh agreement on sharing costs for the nearly thirty thousand U.S. troops in South Korea, the Biden administration can now focus on bolstering the alliance and addressing challenges posed by C…
February 3, 2022Middle East and North Africa
The death of Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurayshi is unlikely to pose a major setback for the group, which has already mounted serious attacks in Iraq and Syria this year.
June 16, 2020Sub-Saharan Africa
The U.S. protests following the police killing of George Floyd have spurred solidarity among many Africans, who have expressed widespread outrage against police brutality.
October 1, 2021Haiti
The arrival of tens of thousands of Haitian migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border has generated domestic criticism from all sides that the Biden administration has poorly handled a cascading humanitaria…
February 4, 2020COVID-19
The CDC and other U.S. agencies are working to stop the spread of a new coronavirus that originated in China. But public health resources could become stretched if the outbreak worsens.
May 19, 2020Economic Crises
The coronavirus has cut into few industries more deeply than aviation and aerospace, putting some strategically important companies in dire financial straits.
September 7, 2018Cybersecurity
Can the country’s major digital platforms fight disinformation campaigns while facing the Trump administration’s charges of political bias?