October 29, 2019
A growing number of countries are legalizing same-sex marriage amid a steady advance in lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender rights, but opposition remains strong in many countries.
July 8, 2010
German Chancellor Angela Merkel faces dwindling support because of "dithering" on the euro crisis and Germans’ opposition to having troops in Afghanistan, says Germany expert William Drozdiak.
October 2, 2019
An outbreak of a lung illness linked to vaping is raising the pressure on countries to rein in the booming e-cigarette industry.
September 17, 2019
Opioid addiction in the United States has reached epidemic proportions, threatening not only public health but economic output and national security.
August 15, 2019
Long-standing financial troubles and drought in Zimbabwe have pushed millions to the brink of starvation.
June 7, 2018
Germany seems to have ruled out all the mechanisms for eurozone fiscal expansion that the IMF liked…
August 29, 2019
Washington is hoping it can force asylum seekers to stay south of the border.
June 22, 2016
Sabina Frizell is a research associate in the Civil Society, Markets, and Democracy Program at the Council on Foreign Relations.
This week alone, Turkey jailed two journalists on trumped-up terror…
July 25, 2019
Comprehensive immigration reform has eluded Congress for years, moving controversial policy decisions into the executive and judicial branches of government.
June 13, 2019
An outbreak in the DRC has spread to neighboring Uganda, and conflict and mistrust of health workers is impeding international efforts to contain the disease.