June 30, 2020Middle East and North Africa
New U.S. sanctions under the Caesar Act could compound the economic turmoil threatening to undo the Assad regime.
June 5, 2020Demonstrations and Protests
A U.S. police officer’s killing of George Floyd has sparked protests around the world against racial injustice and police brutality.
May 13, 2020Coronavirus
Governments worldwide have imposed lockdowns to contain the coronavirus, but those same restrictions have increased the risks associated with domestic violence, especially for women, children, and LG…
April 24, 2020Coronavirus
India has so far prevented a major outbreak of the coronavirus, but the trade-off in doing so has meant hardship for those in the vast informal economy.
April 2, 2020Brazil
Local officials are taking measures on their own to stop the spread of the coronavirus, as President Jair Bolsonaro downplays the crisis.
March 24, 2020Coronavirus
A group of international health experts found in 2019 that the world wasn’t ready for a pandemic. This year’s coronavirus outbreak has shown they were right.
March 5, 2020Coronavirus
U.S. health officials have warned that the coronavirus outbreak could lead to drug shortages. Just how much does the United States rely on pharmaceutical products from China and India?
March 2, 2020Afghanistan War
The deal signed by U.S. and Taliban officials is dangerously short on levers to prevent a Taliban takeover, but there are still ways Washington can sustain the government in Kabul.