March 19, 2020
The European Union has navigated a thicket of external and internal crises in recent years, including mass migration and Brexit. What are the union’s core institutions, and what roles do they play?
March 5, 2020
The Good Friday Agreement has dampened sectarian tensions and brought stability to Northern Ireland since 1998, but Brexit negotiations and local political paralysis are throwing the region’s hard-wo…
March 2, 2020
The United States and the Taliban signed an agreement aimed at ending the eighteen-year war in Afghanistan, but many factors could still disrupt the peace process.
August 12, 2019
For many policymakers, economic sanctions have become the tool of choice to respond to major geopolitical challenges such as terrorism and conflict.
May 30, 2019
The ICC was created to bring justice to the world’s worst war criminals, but debate over the court still rages.
April 29, 2019
Sub-Saharan Africa is home to many of the world’s longest-ruling heads of state, but civil society and regional blocs may be slowing the trend of extending presidential terms in some areas.
November 7, 2018
Federal investigators in Brazil have uncovered corruption at the highest levels of the government and in the country’s largest corporations.
October 5, 2018
Ethiopia’s new leader, Abiy Ahmed, is seeking aggressive reforms to put an end to discord and build on the country’s progress in recent decades, but a towering set of challenges threatens his agenda.
May 19, 2016
China and India increasingly vie for strategic advantage in the Indian Ocean, while also cooperating on some transnational security issues.
June 3, 2005
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What’s the significance of Lebanon’s parliamentary elections?They are the first democratic elections since 1976, when Syria began a 29-year occupation of its neighbo…