March 25, 2020Russia
President Vladimir Putin planned to use this year to raise his stature as not only the face of Russian politics at home but also a dominant figure on the global stage. Then the new coronavirus interv…
March 19, 2020Coronavirus
Many of the world’s faithful have altered long-standing religious practices to avoid spreading the new coronavirus.
March 18, 2020Coronavirus
The U.S. Federal Reserve is using creative means to counter the economic shock caused by the global coronavirus pandemic, but those measures must be matched by aggressive fiscal action.
March 5, 2020Coronavirus
U.S. health officials have warned that the coronavirus outbreak could lead to drug shortages. Just how much does the United States rely on pharmaceutical products from China and India?
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.
February 27, 2020Thailand
Thailand could be headed toward unrest after the disbandment of Future Forward Party, an opposition group popular among young people.
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.
February 4, 2020Coronavirus
The CDC and other U.S. agencies are working to stop the spread of a new coronavirus that originated in China. But public health resources could become stretched if the outbreak worsens.
January 6, 2020Iran
The Trump administration’s killing of an Iranian military commander in Iraq raises questions about its legality under domestic and international law.