March 12, 2019
The Good Friday Agreement has dampened sectarian tensions and brought stability to Northern Ireland since 1998, but Brexit negotiations and local political paralysis are throwing the region’s hard-wo…
December 2, 2008
James L. Jones, a retired Marine commandant, brings extensive military and diplomatic experience to his new post as national security adviser for President Barack Obama.
November 14, 2017
High-profile mass shootings in the United States in recent years have rekindled the gun control debate and raised comparisons of policies around the world.
October 12, 2017
As China’s senior Communist Party members anoint its future leaders, President Xi Jinping is poised to solidify his position and power at next week’s party congress.
August 7, 2017
For many policymakers, economic sanctions have become the tool of choice to respond to major geopolitical challenges, from counterterrorism to conflict resolution.
February 1, 2017
The winner of the presidential election this spring will heavily influence how France approaches foreign and domestic issues, including its future with the European Union.
September 23, 2015
An escalating migration crisis is testing the European Union’s commitment to human rights and open borders.
June 19, 2015
Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula has emerged as one of the most dangerous al-Qaeda affiliates, strengthening amid political unrest in Yemen.
May 15, 2015
More multinational peacekeeping forces are deployed in Africa than ever before. To be effective, operations must address questions about division of labor, funding, and capacity constraints.
October 21, 2014
Founded as a loose confederation of states in 1945, the Arab League has struggled to overcome dysfunction and disunity among its members.