September 6, 2019Sub-Saharan Africa
Robert Mugabe, who ruled over Zimbabwe for 37 years, died on September 6. His was an undeniably epic life of glaring contradictions. He was a passionate voice for the liberation of the Zimbabwean people from the injustice and humiliation of white minority rule, but a brutal oppressor when those same people sought to exercise political freedom.
December 11, 2018Saudi Arabia
Why is everyone so angry about Saudi Arabia's crown prince? Jamal Khashoggi is only a small part of the story.
September 19, 2018United Nations General Assembly
Next week Donald J. Trump returns to the United Nations for the annual opening of the UN General Assembly. While Trump exceeded expectations during his first UN appearance last year, he will face mor…
March 4, 2019Nigeria
This update represents violence in Nigeria and related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger between February 23 to March 1, 2019.
November 29, 2017United States
Throughout his first ten months in office, President Trump has portrayed himself not only as a champion for workers—a debatable claim—but also an important friend to American business. He has stacked…
November 15, 2017Southeast Asia
During his marathon visit to Asia earlier this month, U.S. President Donald J. Trump at least demonstrated to Asian allies that he is not going to ignore the region. His trip was the longest by a U.S…