May 30, 2019
The ICC was created to bring justice to the world’s worst war criminals, but debate over the court still rages.
May 21, 2019
China’s Belt and Road Initiative is the most ambitious infrastructure investment effort in history. But is it also a plan to remake the global balance of power?
May 6, 2019
Conceived as the principal defenders of the 1979 revolution, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps has evolved into an institution with vast political, economic, and military power.
April 11, 2019
More than a million Muslims have been arbitrarily detained in China’s Xinjiang Province. The reeducation camps are just one part of the government’s crackdown on Uighurs.
March 28, 2019
President Trump’s reversal of half-century-old U.S. policy will in practice change little in the strategic territory occupied by Israel, but it could have far-reaching diplomatic reverberations.
March 7, 2019
President Trump is rolling back some of his predecessor’s Cuba policies, likely closing out a historic period of détente between the two longtime adversaries.
December 5, 2018
Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya, a Muslim ethnic minority group, are fleeing persecution in Myanmar’s western Rakhine State, fueling a historic migration crisis.
October 10, 2018
The United States has long accepted refugees from around the world, but President Trump’s sharp cuts to refugee resettlement have sparked debate over the program’s national security implications.
June 6, 2018
Kim Jong-un has accelerated North Korea’s buildup of nuclear and other weapons of mass destruction, while also modernizing its large conventional force.
November 1, 2017
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations brings together disparate neighbors to address economic, security, political, and social issues, but its impact remains limited.