January 6, 2020Iran
The Trump administration’s killing of an Iranian military commander in Iraq raises questions about its legality under domestic and international law.
August 1, 2019Nonproliferation, Arms Control, and Disarmament
The collapse of the Cold War–era nuclear arms treaty signals trouble for U.S.-Russia relations, European security, and nonproliferation efforts.
September 9, 2019Afghanistan
President Trump’s announcement to halt peace talks in Afghanistan gives U.S. negotiators a chance to correct three critical mistakes.
May 14, 2019South Africa
The African National Congress, which has governed since the end of apartheid, won again in May’s national election. But a growing opposition will watch to see whether it can revive the economy and cu…