December 20, 2018
A long-awaited election in the Democratic Republic of Congo offers hope for the country’s first democratic transition, but a contested result could incite turmoil.
November 29, 2018
The United States and Russia are at odds on so many issues that the upcoming summit could convince their two presidents to give up on better relations and accept estrangement.
October 23, 2018
The military exercises in and around Norway are a significant test of NATO’s collective defenses at a time of rising geopolitical tensions.
August 23, 2018
President Trump’s revocation of a former CIA director's security clearance has stirred up a debate about access to government secrets, free speech, and democratic norms.
March 18, 2019
February’s presidential election does not inspire confidence in the democratic trajectory of Africa’s most populous country.
July 12, 2018
Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin could take fresh approaches on contentious issues, including Russia’s meddling in U.S. elections, Ukraine, Syria, and arms control, to their meeting in Helsinki.