October 18, 2018
Italy’s populist government has relished defying the European Union, and its latest showdown with Brussels could threaten the continent’s fragile recovery—and the global economy.
May 17, 2019
Populist parties are looking to make big gains in European Parliament elections. That could disrupt EU policy on issues from trade to migration.
October 30, 2019
Iraq’s struggling economy and government corruption sparked the protests, in which hundreds have died. The governing elite appears shaky, and the stability of the country is at stake.
October 8, 2019
Denuclearization talks over the weekend ended in another stalemate, and it remains to be seen if negotiations will resume in the coming weeks.
October 7, 2019
President Donald J. Trump’s announcement of a troop withdrawal in northern Syria ahead of a Turkish invasion could revive the Islamic State and the Syrian civil war, and signal the end of U.S. influe…
October 4, 2019
U.S. military and economic support for Ukraine has so far weathered the widening impeachment inquiry into President Trump’s contacts with Kyiv. This backing could strengthen Ukraine in the next round…
September 25, 2019
Iran’s president used his UN address to dispel notions about ramped-up diplomacy with the United States or fundamental changes to Iranian actions in the Persian Gulf.
September 20, 2019
Plans to cut greenhouse gas emissions and reach carbon neutrality, to be announced during the 2019 summit, could be an important milestone in the global fight against climate change.
September 10, 2019
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s political future is on the line as Israel votes for the second time in 2019.
August 28, 2019
The United Kingdom is set to crash out of the European Union on October 31 without an arrangement for what comes next.