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January 11, 2024

Taiwan
Taiwan’s Pivotal Elections, Apple Battles Regulations, Davos Addresses World Risks, and More

Taiwan holds its presidential and legislative elections, which have major geopolitical consequences for both the United States and China; tech giant Apple deals with patent infringement allegations w…

Podcast Supporters of Hou Yu-ih, a candidate for Taiwan's presidency from the main opposition party Kuomintang (KMT) wave Taiwanese flags at a campaign event in New Taipei City, Taiwan on January 3, 2024.

December 20, 2023

Robots and Artificial Intelligence
The Year of AI and Elections

Billions of people will take to the polls next year, marking the world’s largest-ever electoral field. But this historic scale is not the only thing that will make 2024 unique. As new threats like de…

Podcast People from around the world casting ballots in elections. This image includes content generated by artificial intelligence.

November 30, 2023

Climate Change
COP28 in Dubai, Russia Crackdown on Journalists, China Illness Spike, and More

The United Arab Emirates, a major oil and gas producer, hosts the 2023 UN Climate Change Conference (COP28), where hundreds of world leaders meet to discuss limiting global warming and helping states…

Podcast  A person walks past a "#COP28" sign in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on October 1, 2023.

November 8, 2023

Trade
A Turning Point for Global Trade

International trade has shaped the world for much of the past century. Countries benefited from the global flow of goods, and the world became richer and safer. At the same time, many Americans lost …

Podcast Factory worker making textiles on a large industrial machine.

September 27, 2023

Climate Change
Could Climate Change Break Home Insurance?

For decades, U.S. homeowners have counted on property insurance to protect them from catastrophic loss if their homes are destroyed—and the U.S. economy has rested on the functionality of that model…

Podcast Aftermath of a home struck by a climate disaster.

September 14, 2023

Iran
Anniversary of Mahsa Amini’s Death, UN Summits On Climate and Development, Russia Recruits Cubans, and More

One year after the death of Mahsa Amini in the custody of Iran’s morality police prompted widespread domestic protests, the Islamic Republic appears to have rebounded while keeping a prominent intern…

Podcast Iranian singer Gissoo Shakeri tears pictures of Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei as Iranian community members and supporters of the National Council of Iran take part in a protest in solidarity with Iranian people, in Paris, France on February 12, 2023.

July 13, 2023

New Zealand
EU, Latin America, and the Caribbean Summit, U.S. Defense Spending Conflicts, Women’s World Cup Down Under, and More

Leaders from the European Union (EU), Latin America, and the Caribbean meet to renew a strategic partnership on issues including trade and climate change; the U.S. Congress wrestles with unprecedente…

Podcast  International Friendly USWNT Soccer versus News Zealand match.

July 11, 2023

Climate Change
What Climate Change Means for the Bay of Bengal, With Sarang Shidore

In this special series of The President’s Inbox on climate change, Sarang Shidore, the director of studies and senior research fellow at the Quincy Institute, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discu…

Podcast A man rides a motorcycle on a flooded street in Chennai, India in November 2021.