October 28, 2019
A U.S. military operation that eliminated Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is welcome but fails to allay worries about the security vacuum caused by the removal of U.S. troops from northern …
October 18, 2019
Canada’s federal election poses a stiff test for the governing Liberal Party, with implications for its global role on issues such as climate change.
October 16, 2019
Anti-government protests could mean humanitarian crisis in Haiti, a country with a long history of instability.
October 4, 2019
The United States and Japan have agreed to a trade deal, but critics say the deal isn’t as good as what it replaced.
October 2, 2019
An outbreak of a lung illness linked to vaping is raising the pressure on countries to rein in the booming e-cigarette industry.
September 25, 2019
Iran’s president used his UN address to dispel notions about ramped-up diplomacy with the United States or fundamental changes to Iranian actions in the Persian Gulf.
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 15, 2019
Long-standing financial troubles and drought in Zimbabwe have pushed millions to the brink of starvation.