February 20, 2019
Thailand will go through the motions of free elections in March, but the likely result will be entrenched authoritarian rule and further instability.
February 15, 2019
Forty years of finessing Taiwan’s status may be coming to a dangerous end.
February 14, 2019
Congress is considering a bill that could punish countries for artificially boosting oil prices. What could that mean for warming ties between Russia and Saudi Arabia?
February 13, 2019
Robert Lighthizer has been railing against China’s bad behavior for decades. Now, he has a once-in-a-lifetime chance to make it stop.
February 6, 2019
A hapless political opposition fails to capitalize on the president’s mistakes and adapt to the future.
January 17, 2019
A move to block sanctions relief has been defeated, averting a likely spike in global aluminum prices but also spotlighting the tough road ahead for Congress in shaping policy on Russia.
January 14, 2019
The United States should avoid a rapid, unconditional exit from Afghanistan but also minimize the costs of staying.
January 9, 2019
Erdogan promises to finish America's fight against the Islamic State, but it's the Kurds that he's out to destroy.
January 31, 2019
Health and infectious diseases have shaped the history of urbanization, but it is cities that will define the future of global health.
December 20, 2018
If 2018 was a year marked by international challenges that percolated but did not boil over into full-blown crises, next year may well be the year in which that good fortune runs out.