April 19, 2018
Syria is likely to remain a broken country for years to come. The latest strikes did not change that reality.
January 5, 2018
Who calls the shots in Iran on economic policy, security, and responding to domestic calls for reform? A look at the government's organization chart indicates how complicated the answer is.
January 2, 2018
But things are likely to get much, much worse before they—eventually—get better.
December 13, 2017
In a year of tumult, were there any positive trends? Experts point to a number of areas where progress was made, from reducing child mortality and poverty to improving women’s rights.