March 18, 2019
February’s presidential election does not inspire confidence in the democratic trajectory of Africa’s most populous country.
September 7, 2018
A new agreement between top U.S. and Indian officials will deepen military cooperation and bolster strategic ties between the two countries.
September 21, 2018
The European Parliament’s vote to reprimand Hungary over its growing authoritarianism has tested the EU’s readiness to stand up to illiberalism within the bloc.
November 1, 2018
The region’s fast-growing but fragile democracies have been susceptible to strongmen and autocratic-leaning populists in recent years, propelled by concerns over inequality, crime, and dysfunctional …
November 29, 2018
The United States and Russia are at odds on so many issues that the upcoming summit could convince their two presidents to give up on better relations and accept estrangement.
The conference in Poland will be a major test of the world’s collective political will to fight global warming. Following through on promises made in Paris will not be easy.
November 15, 2018
One of Asia’s most important annual economic gatherings still does not include India, a flaw that undermines efforts to expand trade and innovation throughout the region.
January 28, 2019
A collapse of this Cold War–era INF treaty, which many believe has favored the United States, could unleash a new age of nuclear weapons competition with Russia.
February 11, 2019
Since the shah’s ouster in February 1979, Iran’s Islamic regime has been propelled by Ayatollah Khomeini’s revolutionary vision and underpinned by its animus toward the United States.
February 20, 2019
Thailand will go through the motions of free elections in March, but the likely result will be entrenched authoritarian rule and further instability.