February 15, 2019Syrian Civil War
Developments in conflicts across the world that you might have missed this week.
March 15, 2018Brazil
Brazil, one of the world’s most closed economies, would benefit from trade. Brazil can attain a higher GDP and become globally competitive through trade and opening up its economy. Given Trump and the U.S. protectionist pullback, opening to the world could, for once in Brazil, be politically popular in this election year.
October 2, 2017Myanmar
Despite Myanmar’s recent transition to civilian leadership, the military has retained significant power and is most to blame for the sectarian violence against the Rohingya.
September 19, 2017Myanmar
As the Myanmar military attacks the Rohingya minority, the country's female leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, has done little to stop the violence. The harsh lesson from it all: women leaders do not always p…
June 2, 2017Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
On the war’s fiftieth anniversary, five scholars discuss how Israel, the Palestinian territories, and the Arab world were remade.