November 7, 2018
Federal investigators in Brazil have uncovered corruption at the highest levels of the government and in the country’s largest corporations.
October 12, 2016
The manipulation of interbank lending rates by a host of global financial institutions could have significant repercussions for financial markets, consumer loans, and regulatory policy.
April 24, 2015
Nicaragua’s proposed Grand Canal would be one of the world’s largest engineering projects. Its proponents say it could transform the country’s economy, while critics say it could be an environmental …
December 5, 2014
U.S. space exploration inspired a generation of students and innovators, but NASA’s role has diminished, and the number of global space competitors is growing.
June 6, 2012
A profile of the international terrorist network that the United States has singled out as the most serious threat to U.S. security.
July 19, 2010
The reliance on unmanned drones to target terror suspects in Pakistan has been quietly lauded by U.S. officials. But the covert program, which has so far gotten little public scrutiny, is facing moun…
February 23, 2010
Debating global warming policy has moved to the top of agendas worldwide, but some skeptics still question whether action is necessary or possible.
January 24, 2008
While some reports attribute Kenya’s postelection crisis to tribalism, most analysts see weak political institutions at the root of problems.
October 16, 2007
Libya, for years a thorn in the side of U.S. policymakers, has boosted its profile in recent years, renouncing terrorism and abandoning its WMD. In response, the U.S. State Department has removed Lib…
February 16, 2005
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Will the Iraqi insurgency quiet down after June 30?Probably not. Violence caused by insurgents has surged as the June 30 handover of sovereignty to the Iraqi Interim…