September 20, 2019
The president is in the difficult position of either backing down in the face of Iranian threats and suspected attacks or escalating the conflict in ways he clearly wants to avoid.
September 16, 2019
The attacks on the sprawling Saudi oil facility bear all the hallmarks of an Iranian operation, marking a dangerous new phase in Gulf tensions.
September 5, 2019
President Trump has threatened to make U.S. companies leave China. Can he do that?
August 28, 2019
The United Kingdom is set to crash out of the European Union on October 31 without an arrangement for what comes next.
August 15, 2019
Long-standing financial troubles and drought in Zimbabwe have pushed millions to the brink of starvation.
August 14, 2019
U.S. officials say that they are close to reaching a deal with the Taliban, but peace in Afghanistan would still not be guaranteed.
August 6, 2019
The latest mass shootings have prompted calls for more vigorous action by U.S. counterterrorism authorities, but the target is elusive.
August 5, 2019
The global tech industry and U.S. interests in Asia could suffer if the dispute isn’t resolved soon.
July 8, 2019
The demise of the Iran nuclear deal does not make Tehran an immediate threat, but it opens the door to nuclear escalation.
July 3, 2019
A look at the post-9/11 war powers law that the Trump administration could use to justify conflict with Iran.