June 30, 2020Middle East and North Africa
New U.S. sanctions under the Caesar Act could compound the economic turmoil threatening to undo the Assad regime.
June 16, 2020Sub-Saharan Africa
The U.S. protests following the police killing of George Floyd have spurred solidarity among many Africans, who have expressed widespread outrage against police brutality.
June 5, 2020Demonstrations and Protests
A U.S. police officer’s killing of George Floyd has sparked protests around the world against racial injustice and police brutality.
June 4, 2020Censorship and Freedom of Expression
President Trump wants to scale back a law that protects social media companies such as Twitter from liability for what their users post. Why is it controversial?
March 25, 2020Russia
President Vladimir Putin planned to use this year to raise his stature as not only the face of Russian politics at home but also a dominant figure on the global stage. Then the new coronavirus interv…
May 29, 2020Hong Kong
Beijing’s new national security legislation could effectively end Hong Kong’s promised semiautonomy.
May 19, 2020Economic Crises
The coronavirus has cut into few industries more deeply than aviation and aerospace, putting some strategically important companies in dire financial straits.