September 26, 2022Democratic Republic of Congo
The Congolese government is letting energy firms bid for access to its vast oil and gas reserves, raising concerns about the potential climate consequences.
September 26, 2022Middle East and North Africa
The Islamic Republic of Iran may be on an accelerated schedule for revolutionary decay, at least if compared to the USSR.
September 23, 2022Thailand
In the lead-up to national elections in 2023, Thai politics is becoming increasingly dysfunctional.
September 9, 2022Terrorism and Counterterrorism
The U.S. military detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, has generated intense debate for two decades, raising enduring questions about national security, human rights, and justice.
September 8, 2022Myanmar
Rebel ranks grow, presenting a viable threat to the military’s grip on power.
August 30, 2022Syria
On the occasion of the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances, David Scheffer, International Francqui Professor (Spring 2022) at KU Leuven, reviews Jeremy Sarkin’s latest book ‘T…
August 29, 2022Diamonstein-Spielvogel Project on the Future of Democracy
In Tunisia, President Kais Saied's consolidation of power and embrace of autocratic measures threaten the lone remaining success story of the Arab Spring. The Biden Administration should move from rh…