September 4, 2018Mexico
Despite achieving near equal representation in congress, Mexico's new female lawmakers still need to fight to put women's issues on an already packed legislative agenda.
October 10, 2019China
The facts are not in dispute. On October 6, Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey tweeted: “Fight for Freedom: Stand with Hong Kong,” igniting a political firestorm in Beijing. Other Rockets he…
July 24, 2019Sub-Saharan Africa
Recently, scientists published the results of three related, extraordinarily labor-intensive efforts to strike a decisive blow against HIV/AIDS. For five years –significantly longer if one considers the work involved in preparing to launch such massive studies - teams in Botswana, Kenya, Uganda, South Africa and Zambia worked to provide universal testing and treatment to communities encompassing well over a million people.
June 21, 2019Iran
As tensions between the United States and Iran increase, questions of conflict prevention and response loom large.
June 5, 2019Diplomacy and International Institutions
In February, the National Basketball Association (NBA) announced that it would set up a twelve-team-league, Basketball Africa. Slated to begin in 2020, it would be the first time that the NBA helped operate a league outside of the United States and Canada. The league would be in partnership with the International Basketball Federation (FIBA), and would build on FIBA’s Africa League.
December 22, 2011Sub-Saharan Africa
A Sudanese farmer prepares his land for agriculture on the banks of River Nile in the capital Khartoum November 11, 2009. (Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah/Courtesy Reuters) This is a guest post by Asch…