December 14, 2021Olympics
The Olympics are becoming less sustainable, and the winter games in Beijing are no exception. Can organizers make them more environmentally friendly as the climate crisis intensifies?
March 30, 2021Asia
The Belt and Road Initiative's flagship project in Pakistan is struggling to fulfill China's hopes.
February 24, 2020Iran
A sweeping win in parliamentary elections helps Iranian conservatives in a time of mounting tensions with Washington, but record-low turnout signals fading public support for Iran’s hard-liners.
May 1, 2020Iraq
Iraq faces an uphill battle in meeting its obligations to the historic production cut agreement reached by the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and other major producers such as R…
January 24, 2018United States
Trump’s tax cut has not, to date, unleashed a wave of global demand for U.S. dollar assets. In fact, the dollar weakened as prospects for the tax cut—and associated rise in the U.S. federal budget…
February 21, 2019South Korea
President Trump is undermining his peace initiative with North Korea by abruptly raising the cost to South Korea for U.S. security.