October 28, 2019Islamic State
A U.S. military operation that eliminated Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is welcome but fails to allay worries about the security vacuum caused by the removal of U.S. troops from northern …
July 9, 2019China
Under President Xi Jinping, China is pressing the United Nations’ human rights body to favor national sovereignty and development over calling out domestic rights abuses.
June 24, 2019Turkey
After his party suffered a humiliating loss in Istanbul, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is down but far from out.
June 20, 2019Sudan
Gulf powers have lined up behind Sudan’s ruling military council. Where Sudan goes from here could depend on whether other powers play a countervailing role.