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February 11, 2019

Iran
Will Khomeini’s Anti-American Vision Endure?

Since the shah’s ouster in February 1979, Iran’s Islamic regime has been propelled by Ayatollah Khomeini’s revolutionary vision and underpinned by its animus toward the United States.

Iranians mark the fortieth anniversary of the Islamic Revolution.

February 14, 2019

Russia
How Will the U.S. Respond to Russia-OPEC Cooperation?

Congress is considering a bill that could punish countries for artificially boosting oil prices. What could that mean for warming ties between Russia and Saudi Arabia?

Sergei Bobylev/TASS via Getty Images

July 3, 2019

United States
Why Iran Tensions Are Rekindling the AUMF Debate

A look at the post-9/11 war powers law that the Trump administration could use to justify conflict with Iran.

July 17, 2019

France
France’s Tech Tax: What to Know

With France raising taxes on big tech firms, Washington says American companies are being unfairly targeted.

August 13, 2019

Hong Kong
The Crisis in Hong Kong: What to Know

As protesters in Hong Kong use increasingly creative means to demand change, the possibility that Beijing will respond with force is growing.

October 16, 2019

Haiti
What’s Driving the Protests in Haiti?

Anti-government protests could mean humanitarian crisis in Haiti, a country with a long history of instability.

November 18, 2019

Hong Kong
How Is Congress Trying to Support the Hong Kong Protesters?

If passed, a new bill would signal U.S. support for the protesters and put pressure on China’s leaders.

December 19, 2019

Taiwan
Taiwan’s Presidential Election: What to Know

The result of the 2020 election could shape Taiwan’s relationships with China and with the United States for years to come.

January 6, 2020

Iran
Does the U.S. Strike on Soleimani Break Legal Norms?

The Trump administration’s killing of an Iranian military commander in Iraq raises questions about its legality under domestic and international law.

January 15, 2020

Nigeria
Nigeria’s Slide Toward Authoritarianism

The recent unlawful detention of a journalist and politician is the latest in a series of moves by Muhammadu Buhari’s administration that weaken the rule of law.