December 16, 2016
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs has led to thousands of extrajudicial killings, raising human rights concerns, says expert John Gershman in this interview.
December 6, 2016
The defeat of Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi’s constitutional reforms is another sign that voter anger over poor economic performance is driving anti-establishment politics across Europe, says C…
December 1, 2016
Italy’s vote on constitutional reforms, which may determine whether the country can escape its economic doldrums and rescue its ailing banking system, could have consequences for all of Europe, says …
October 28, 2016
If President Xi Jinping hopes to extend his leadership beyond two terms, he must prevent the Communist Party from selecting a successor in the coming months.
September 22, 2016
Afghanistan’s unity government has made progress on reform but remains dogged by endemic corruption and a resilient insurgency.
August 9, 2016
As a result of the Brexit vote to leave the European Union, the United Kingdom is likely to see another Scottish independence referendum in its future.
August 3, 2016
Despite facing territorial losses, the Islamic State shows no sign of relenting in its campaign to spread terror beyond Iraq and Syria, says journalist Rukmini Callimachi.
July 25, 2016
The recent rise in Islamist violence in Bangladesh is caught up in a polarizing political debate over the country’s identity.
July 18, 2016
Major tests lie ahead for Turkey’s relations with the United States and European Union as President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan can be expected to consolidate power following a coup attempt, says expert Kem…
July 12, 2016
Even as Iraqi special forces and Shia militias roll back the self-proclaimed Islamic State, Baghdad has done little to address the underlying causes of Sunni militancy.