February 22, 2018
A historic dry spell has severely affected Cape Town's water supply, and global climate patterns suggest that other cities may face the same fate.
February 6, 2018
While sports may temporarily transcend divisions in society, events like the Olympics rarely serve to advance countries’ diplomatic aims.
September 22, 2016
Afghanistan’s unity government has made progress on reform but remains dogged by endemic corruption and a resilient insurgency.
April 20, 2016
As countries prepare to sign the landmark Paris climate accord, the work to reduce global carbon emissions is only beginning, says CFR’s Michael Levi.
September 1, 2015
Beyond China’s market upheaval is a country struggling with how to relax state control over the economy amid a slowdown that has global implications, writes CFR’s Robert Kahn.
August 12, 2015
Recent immigration actions by the Dominican Republic are not likely to result in mass deportations of Haitians, as some fear, but could exacerbate already difficult conditions in Haiti, says expert …
April 3, 2015
The corruption scandal rocking oil giant Petrobras has far-reaching consequences for Brazil’s economy, says Eurasia Group’s director for Latin America, João Augusto de Castro Neves.
November 14, 2014
Outmatched by the Russian military, Ukrainian forces require more support from the Pentagon, including defensive weapons, says expert Steven Pifer.
October 24, 2014
A refugee crisis in northern Iraq’s Kurdish region is intensifying as winter approaches and the threat posed by ISIS forces shows no signs of abating, says journalist Jane Arraf.
September 19, 2014
While the UN climate summit will not deliver binding commitments to cut carbon emissions, real action on climate policy is occurring on the domestic front, says CFR’s Michael Levi.