November 23, 2020Human Rights
The United States can only promote human rights abroad if it begins from a position of humility, acknowledging that the struggle to make America a more perfect union is ongoing.
November 12, 2020Transition 2021
Experts from leading global think tanks welcome the prospect of a Biden administration restoring long-standing U.S. alliances and commitments to multilateral institutions. But they anticipate a rocky…
November 3, 2020Election 2020
Sensing Trump is on the way out, Israel, the UAE, and Turkey are trying to squeeze as much out of the United States as they can now.
October 30, 2020Middle East and North Africa
In the last decade, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has shaped Turkey into a revisionist power that challenges not just its neighbors, but also allies such as France and the United States.
October 26, 2020Southeast Asia
Myanmar is set to hold general elections next month, for the second time since the end of military rule in 2011. The last election, in 2015, ushered Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy i…
October 26, 2020Transition 2021
The prospect of a contested U.S. presidential election has spurred concerns about militias appearing at voting locations. State and federal laws have strict guidelines for any deployment of forces at…
October 12, 2020Iraq
The United States is threatening to close its outpost in Baghdad. It should have done so yesterday.
September 21, 2020Europe and Eurasia
With Washington absent and Berlin indifferent, it has fallen to Paris to deter and defuse the situation.