September 23, 2022Iran
The death of Mahsa Amini has sparked large-scale protests in Iran. But President Raisi’s speech at the UN General Assembly signals that the regime is not likely to soften its stance toward the Irania…
September 21, 2022Russia
Russia’s moves to mobilize thousands more troops and to annex more of Ukraine’s territory signal a new, potentially more dangerous phase of the war.
September 9, 2022United Kingdom
The succession from Queen Elizabeth II to Charles could accelerate anti-monarchy movements in countries where the Crown is still head of state.
September 8, 2022Health
COVID-19 is contributing to a dramatic decline in the average lifespan of Americans. The drop-off is canceling out decades of public health gains and stretching the gap between the United States and …
September 8, 2022Middle East and North Africa
As host of the UN climate talks, Egypt is trying to attract financial support for the continent’s climate actions. But its record of repression and reliance on fossil fuels threaten to undercut that …
August 31, 2022Middle East and North Africa
Violence between rival Shiite factions has raised concerns that Iraq’s weak government is facing prolonged political upheaval.
August 24, 2022Brazil
Scientists say the rain forest is approaching a critical tipping point at which the damage is irreversible.
August 24, 2022United States
The debate over how to address persistently low voter turnout is heating up ahead of the midterm elections.
August 23, 2022Middle East and North Africa
The reopening of diplomatic ties with Israel is the latest move in Turkey’s regional rapprochement. With it, Ankara aims to bolster national security and its wavering economy.
August 17, 2022Climate Change
The Inflation Reduction Act promises the largest investment in climate action in U.S. history—$370 billion—and could lead to significant emissions reductions over the next decade.