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August 1, 2022

Olympics
Politics and Protest at the Olympics

The International Olympic Committee says the games are not meant to be political. But governments and athletes have frequently used the Olympics to make statements through boycotts and protests.

July 25, 2022

Public Health Threats and Pandemics
Major Epidemics of the Modern Era

For more than a century, countries have wrestled with how to improve international cooperation in the face of major outbreaks of infectious diseases. The COVID-19 pandemic, which brought the world to…

February 8, 2022

North Korea
North Korean Nuclear Negotiations

Negotiations between the United States and North Korea have proceeded in fits and starts for decades. But they have failed to halt the advance of North Korea’s nuclear and missile programs.

May 25, 2022

Climate Change
UN Climate Talks

Since 1992, negotiations have produced notable accords on climate change, including the Paris Agreement. But leaders have so far failed to slow global warming. Trace the successes and failures of UN climate conferences ahead of COP26.

November 5, 2020

Election 2020
Election Security 2020

In the weeks leading up to the 2020 election, technology firms and the U.S. government took steps to prevent and combat election interference in cyberspace. Nonetheless, there were still a handful of…

November 4, 2020

India
U.S.-India Relations

Since India’s independence, ties with the United States have weathered Cold War–era distrust and estrangement over India’s nuclear program. Relations have warmed in recent years and cooperation has s…

June 29, 2021

Energy and Environment
Ecological Disasters

Industrial disasters around the world, many involving multinational corporations, have caused significant health, environmental, and economic damages. Such tragedies have also led to lengthy legal ch…

April 26, 2021

Courts and Tribunals
Leaders Facing Justice

Since 1945, many regime leaders and key figures have been brought before domestic and international courts to answer to charges including genocide and crimes against humanity, amid a larger struggle …

May 1, 2017

Politics and Government
Political Conventions and Foreign Policy

The quadrennial U.S. presidential nominating conventions are usually dominated by domestic themes. But they have at times been flavored by global economic concerns and national security threats, offe…