June 14, 2019
The Trump administration's pressure on Iran has created an opening for diplomacy.
June 13, 2019
An outbreak in the DRC has spread to neighboring Uganda, and conflict and mistrust of health workers is impeding international efforts to contain the disease.
June 12, 2019
The country can’t form a government, its peace process is permanently stalled—and things have never been better.
June 5, 2019
Prayuth Chan-ocha led the 2014 military coup and will now lead the country as civilian prime minister after this week’s parliamentary vote. But the military will still dominate politics.
May 31, 2019
Israel’s politics have been upended for much of this year by elections and are now set to be disrupted for much of the rest, while Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces likely indictment on corrupt…
May 28, 2019
In modern economies, people may have jobs, but they still harbor major concerns in a wide range of areas, including security, health and work-life balance, income and distribution, training, mobility…
May 23, 2019
In January 1986, Ronald Reagan marched into a meeting of his economic advisory board and let off steam about inflation. “I used to pay $50 for a suit,” he fumed. “Now $50 will hardly get it cleaned.”…
May 21, 2019
International trade isn’t the problem—it’s Republican trade policies that have empowered corporations while leaving American workers behind.
May 24, 2019
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist party resoundingly won the general election following a divisive campaign, but it is not yet clear how the results should be interpreted.
May 17, 2019
Neither Iran nor the United States likely wants war, but the possibility of a miscommunication is considerable, risking a dangerous escalation.