June 29, 2022NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)
NATO leaders are gathering in Madrid for their annual summit, and two Nordic states are making their case for membership as Russia’s war in Ukraine grinds on. Here’s what alliance enlargement would m…
May 24, 2022Ukraine
Ukraine has rejected recent calls by the West for it to settle its war with Russia. Ukrainian leaders believe they have a chance to reclaim territory lost in the early fighting—and that they can do s…
May 27, 2022China
The Biden administration’s freshly announced China strategy offers a welcome change in tone but few new policies.
May 19, 2022Middle East and North Africa
Hezbollah and its allies suffered serious losses in May’s parliamentary elections, and a divided Parliament will likely struggle to agree on a path out of Lebanon’s current crisis.
March 8, 2022Middle East and North Africa
Israel reportedly used NSO Group’s Pegasus spyware as a diplomatic bargaining chip, and its misuse by many governments has intensified the bigger debate about surveillance technology.
March 2, 2022Ukraine
China and Ukraine have developed a strong economic and strategic relationship, but the West’s response to Russia’s war could push Beijing and Moscow closer together.
February 3, 2022Middle East and North Africa
The death of Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurayshi is unlikely to pose a major setback for the group, which has already mounted serious attacks in Iraq and Syria this year.
February 11, 2022Canada
Protests against pandemic restrictions in Canada have shut down a vital economic link with the United States and inspired copycats around the world. Here’s what to know.
July 28, 2021Pharmaceuticals and Vaccines
Vaccines are a major public health success story, but the COVID-19 pandemic underscores the many challenges involved in getting a vaccine to everyone who needs it.