August 1, 2017
To address a migration emergency that shows no signs of abating, states should look beyond building refugee camps and offer economic opportunities to those displaced, says expert Alexander Betts.
July 26, 2017
President Nicolas Maduro has neither the desire nor the capacity to institute the market reforms and debt restructuring needed to revive Venezuela’s sinking economy, says economist Ricardo Hausmann.
July 10, 2017
Despite a verbal commitment to international standards, the Chinese government lacks the political will to take on trafficking and protect broader human rights.
May 10, 2017
Political newcomer Emmanuel Macron won a decisive victory in France's presidential elections, but the new president will face major challenges to forming a governing coalition.
April 28, 2017
China seems poised to surpass the United States in leading clean energy innovation and climate change response, but Beijing faces internal challenges to energy reform.
April 19, 2017
The rise of hard-line identity politics at the center of Jakarta’s gubernatorial election raises questions about Indonesia’s reputation for tolerance.
March 29, 2017
President Trump’s proposal to build up the military while slashing funds for diplomacy and foreign assistance misses how “soft power” can advance the national interest, says Joseph S. Nye, who coined…
March 10, 2017
The rise of populist Geert Wilders in the Netherlands is showcasing the pressing need for European Union reform, says expert Pieter Cleppe.
February 3, 2017
As diplomatic efforts to broker a settlement to the civil war have so far come up short and the Islamic State retains a foothold in the east, a segmented Syria will likely experience reduced but pers…
December 28, 2016
The world has just experienced a watershed year for populist politics, with antiestablishment challengers winning elections and illiberal regimes modeling an alternative, says expert Yascha Mounk.