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July 10, 2021

Middle East and North Africa
Generation X’s Short Arc of History

Ben Rhodes’s new book about global politics reveals the limits of the Obama administration’s worldview.

July 7, 2021

Latin America
A Socially Conservative Left Is Gaining Traction in Latin America

The electoral strength of the right is pushing Latin America’s leftists away from progressive causes.

Pedro Castillo speaks to a crowd

June 17, 2021

Middle East and North Africa
How Sisi Beat Biden’s Human Rights Policy

Egypt is again proving useful to the United States—for now.

June 4, 2021

International Law
Illegal Fishing Is a Global Threat. Here’s How to Combat It.

Fishing provides a critical source of food and income for many countries, but much of it occurs unlawfully, harming vulnerable populations and eroding maritime governance.  

South Korean coast guard ships attempt to stop Chinese boats allegedly fishing illegally in the Yellow Sea.

May 28, 2021

Public Health Threats and Pandemics
Criticizing the Pandemic

After a year and a half since we started living with COVID-19, we can draw some preliminary conclusions from the experience.

Healthcare professional organizing a tray of COVID-19 vaccine vials

May 26, 2021

Middle East and North Africa
Your Fix for the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Won’t Work

The dispute is complicated in ways that extend far beyond political and legal solutions.

May 13, 2021

Middle East and North Africa
Israel’s War Will Never End

For Israelis and Palestinians, ethnic violence isn't a temporary problem. It’s a lasting identity.

April 22, 2021

Middle East and North Africa
End the ‘Forever War’ Cliché

The war in Afghanistan needed to wind down. But Washington is learning the wrong lesson.

April 8, 2021

Middle East and North Africa
How Erdogan Got His Groove Back

It’s been a difficult and dizzying few months for Turkey—which is just the way the president likes it.

April 2, 2021

Middle East and North Africa
Nobody Knows Why Syria Matters

Why is the United States still struggling to figure out what to do about the Assad regime?

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad speaks at a lectern