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February 5, 2024

Argentina’s Struggle for Stability

Argentina has struggled with political dysfunction and financial crises for decades. What could firebrand President Javier Milei mean for Argentina’s economy and role in the world?

A supporter holds up a $100 bill sign of then President-Elect Javier Milei in December 2023.

June 14, 2024

Maternal and Child Health
Women This Week: Milei Administration Dissolves Argentina’s Ministry of Women

Welcome to “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news related to women and U.S. foreign policy. This week’s post covers June 8 to June 14.

Women take part in a protest against violence towards women on the 9th anniversary of the "Ni Una Menos" movement, outside the National Congress, in Buenos Aires, Argentina June 3, 2024.

June 28, 2018

United States
SUMMER READING SPECIAL: The World From the Beach With Carlos Lozada

Looking for nonfiction book recommendations to kick off your summer? In this annual episode, hosts Jim Lindsay and Bob McMahon join Washington Post book critic Carlos Lozada to discuss the books they…

Podcast The World Next Week Summer Reading

April 18, 2007

Capital Flows
A Conversation with Carlos Ghosn

Carlos Ghosn—named one of the “world’s most respected leaders” by the Financial Times in 2003 and 2004, Man of the Year 2003 by Fortune (Asia), and often called a “rock star” of the global automobile…


May 28, 2024

Elections and Voting
Ailing Democracy and Declining Women’s Representation: How They Are Related and What to Do About It

Annual reports on the health of democracy this year reaffirmed an ongoing trend of decline, which has occurred alongside a less heralded but related stalling of women’s political participation. Given…

A woman leaves after casting her vote at a polling station during the sixth phase of the general election, in New Delhi, India, May 25, 2024.

April 1, 2024

Brazil Should Use G20 Momentum to Join the OECD

Brazil has an opportunity to become a powerful bridge between developed economies and the Global South—the United States should support that ambition. 

U.S. President Joe Biden, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva hold hands as they attend the launch of the Global Biofuels Alliance at the G20 summit in New Delhi, India, September 9, 2023.