July 1, 2020Russia
Russians have voted on a sweeping package of more than two hundred constitutional amendments, the most important of which exempts President Vladimir Putin from term limits and potentially allows him …
June 30, 2020Middle East and North Africa
New U.S. sanctions under the Caesar Act could compound the economic turmoil threatening to undo the Assad regime.
June 8, 2020Germany
President Donald J. Trump’s order to withdraw nearly ten thousand U.S. troops from Germany betrays a close ally, undermines confidence in Washington, and makes Europe and the United States less safe…
May 15, 2020Coronavirus
The United States is one of the few leading economies to delegate responsibility for coronavirus restrictions to state and local governments.
May 11, 2020Russia
As Putin tries to manage Russia’s coronavirus outbreak, the national security bureaucracy faces challenges and opportunities of its own.
May 1, 2020Arctic
A changing climate and growing competition for resources is raising tensions among Arctic nations.