December 19, 2018
This year saw progress in areas from species comebacks to space exploration.
September 4, 2018
Despite achieving near equal representation in congress, Mexico's new female lawmakers still need to fight to put women's issues on an already packed legislative agenda.
January 16, 2019
Brexit supporters argue that the EU threatens sovereignty and stifles growth, while opponents counter that EU membership strengthens trade, investment, and the UK’s standing in the world.
January 15, 2019
This year, an armed confrontation between Iran and the United States or one of its allies was included as a top tier priority in the Center for Preventive Action’s annual Preventive Priorities Survey…
December 13, 2017
In a year of tumult, were there any positive trends? Experts point to a number of areas where progress was made, from reducing child mortality and poverty to improving women’s rights.
January 7, 2019
Endemic to the African tropics, the Ebola virus has killed thousands in recent years, putting the World Health Organization and major donor countries in the limelight as they’ve grappled with how to …
April 18, 2017
Daniel Kahneman discusses insights from behavioral economics.
December 12, 2018
Despite a no-confidence vote, the odds of a stabilizing outcome have brightened.
November 30, 2018
Venezuela’s descent into economic and political chaos in recent years is a cautionary tale of the dangerous influence that resource wealth can have on developing countries.
November 26, 2018
Political and economic unrest in Nicaragua could stoke the flames in a region where insecurity has forced tens of thousands to flee in recent years.