August 10, 2023Arctic
Climate change is fueling geopolitical competition in the Arctic. An independent Greenland could play an important role in years to come.
May 15, 2023Turkey
Turkey’s presidential runoff election set for May 28 appears to favor longtime incumbent President Recep Tayyip Erdogan with little chance that he will ease up on his authoritarian ways.
June 28, 2021Japan
The challenge of hosting the Olympic Games in Tokyo amid the coronavirus pandemic has confounded Japan’s government, but postponing the Olympics further does not seem to be an option.
May 5, 2020COVID-19
The United States is not alone in giving millions of people stimulus checks. Dozens of countries are also using cash transfer programs to help people cope with the pandemic’s economic toll.