April 19, 2019
Khalifa Haftar’s march on the Libyan capital is a bid for control of a fragmented state. Backed by a set of powerful governments, he could carry on the fight for a long time.
April 22, 2019
Iran appears increasingly boxed in by intensifying U.S. sanctions, the latest of which will effectively cut it off from its main oil customers.
April 4, 2019
Mexico and Central America can do little to curb migration without robust U.S. support.
April 3, 2019
The United States has been helping Somalia fight al-Shabab militants for more than a decade, but rights groups say increasing drone strikes are putting civilians at risk.
March 29, 2019
In the aftermath of the New Zealand mosque attacks, public debate is mounting in Western democracies over the severity of the threat posed by far-right extremists.
March 26, 2019
With new sources of uncertainty proliferating by the day, the world should brace for a broad economic slowdown or, at minimum, a lengthy period of slower growth.
March 19, 2019
UK Prime Minister Theresa May has been unable to convince her own party to pass the Brexit deal she negotiated with the European Union because of its backstop provision. What is it, and why does it m…
March 13, 2019
If the president wants to withdraw from Syria, he might as well just withdraw.
February 5, 2019
The staying power of Nicolas Maduro’s embattled government may hinge on three critical allies: Russia, China, and Cuba.
January 31, 2019
The 7-foot center Enes Kanter has become a symbol of Turkey's never-ending purge—and a potential assassination target.