October 1, 2018
With President Donald J. Trump advocating for deep cuts to U.S. foreign aid, debate has renewed over the role of foreign assistance funds in boosting growth, promoting democracy, and saving lives.
August 15, 2018
The U.S. government responds to scores of disasters each year, coordinating closely with state, local, and foreign partners. However, more frequent and severe storms, fires, and floods are straining …
July 5, 2018
NATO is girding up for what some believe is a new Cold War with Russia, but President Trump’s criticism of longtime allies has unsettled the twenty-nine-member bloc.
September 15, 2017
Germany’s elections will determine whether Chancellor Angela Merkel remains in power, with ramifications for the migration crisis, the future of the European Union, and U.S.-German relations.
September 28, 2015
Military power has reemerged as an important component of Russian foreign policy, which some believe aims to reestablish Russian hegemony in the region.
February 11, 2015
The eurozone, once seen as a crowning achievement in the decades-long path toward European integration, continues to struggle with the effects of its sovereign debt crises and their implications for …
September 4, 2014
It remains unclear whether mounting public anger and flagging growth can catalyze India to address widespread official corruption.
August 15, 2014
U.S. missile defense in the twenty-first century is focused on emerging threats from North Korea and Iran, but critics say these systems are too costly and largely unproven.
March 13, 2014
The most recent crisis in Ukraine has invited closer scrutiny of the European Union’s approach to its Eastern neighbors.
January 3, 2014
Hezbollah’s long-standing resistance to Israel gained this Lebanon-based Shiite political party and militant group broad support, but its involvement in Syria’s civil war may jeopardize its domestic …