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September 20, 2019

Climate Change
UN Climate Summit: What to Know

Plans to cut greenhouse gas emissions and reach carbon neutrality, to be announced during the 2019 summit, could be an important milestone in the global fight against climate change.

August 29, 2019

Brazil
How Brazil’s Burning Amazon Threatens the Climate

Fires in the Amazon have aroused international concern because of the rain forest’s outsize impact on climate, but political tensions are hampering the response.

August 29, 2019

Central America
Can ‘Safe Third Country’ Agreements Resolve the Asylum Crisis?

Washington is hoping it can force asylum seekers to stay south of the border.

November 29, 2018

Climate Change
Katowice Climate Summit: What to Watch

The conference in Poland will be a major test of the world’s collective political will to fight global warming. Following through on promises made in Paris will not be easy.

Climate change

October 12, 2018

Climate Change
UN Climate Report Highlights Extreme Risk to Many Regions

A recent study by noted climate scientists is particularly bad news for the planet’s most vulnerable regions, including the Arctic and small Pacific islands. 

Climate Change Flooding India

September 13, 2019

Australia
The U.S.-Australia Alliance: What to Know

President Trump and Prime Minister Morrison’s close relationship is good news for the decades-old alliance.

September 9, 2019

Afghanistan
Time to Reboot the Mistake-Riddled U.S.-Taliban Peace Talks

President Trump’s announcement to halt peace talks in Afghanistan gives U.S. negotiators a chance to correct three critical mistakes.

September 10, 2019

Israel
Israel’s Elections: What to Know

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s political future is on the line as Israel votes for the second time in 2019.

September 5, 2019

United States
Can Presidents Block Investment in China?

President Trump has threatened to make U.S. companies leave China. Can he do that?

August 27, 2019

South Korea
Why the Japan-South Korea Dispute Just Got Worse

Seoul’s decision to abandon an important military intelligence-sharing agreement with Tokyo could hurt regional security and U.S. interests related to China and North Korea.