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.
October 12, 2018Climate Change
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.
February 24, 2020Iran
A sweeping win in parliamentary elections helps Iranian conservatives in a time of mounting tensions with Washington, but record-low turnout signals fading public support for Iran’s hard-liners.
August 29, 2019Central America
Washington is hoping it can force asylum seekers to stay south of the border.