August 23, 2018United States
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.
November 14, 2019Turkey
Trump and Erdogan resolved few of the sharp U.S.-Turkish differences over defense and Middle East policy but the visit likely boosted Erdogan’s stature at home.
March 20, 2019Indonesia
Indonesia’s high-stakes vote for president is likely to result in more political stagnation for the world’s third-largest democracy.
May 2, 2019Russia
Since Russia’s 2014 invasion of Ukraine, Western powers have hit Moscow with economic sanctions, hoping to put a stop to President Vladimir Putin’s aggression. Have they worked?
May 14, 2019South Africa
The African National Congress, which has governed since the end of apartheid, won again in May’s national election. But a growing opposition will watch to see whether it can revive the economy and cu…