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September 20, 2019

Iran
Trump’s Iran-Saudi Arabia Dilemma

The president is in the difficult position of either backing down in the face of Iranian threats and suspected attacks or escalating the conflict in ways he clearly wants to avoid.

September 13, 2019

Australia
The U.S.-Australia Alliance: What to Know

President Trump and Prime Minister Morrison’s close relationship is good news for the decades-old alliance.

September 5, 2019

United States
Can Presidents Block Investment in China?

President Trump has threatened to make U.S. companies leave China. Can he do that?

August 29, 2019

Brazil
How Brazil’s Burning Amazon Threatens the Climate

Fires in the Amazon have aroused international concern because of the rain forest’s outsize impact on climate, but political tensions are hampering the response.

August 29, 2019

Central America
Can ‘Safe Third Country’ Agreements Resolve the Asylum Crisis?

Washington is hoping it can force asylum seekers to stay south of the border.

August 28, 2019

United Kingdom
What Would a No-Deal Brexit Look Like?

The United Kingdom is set to crash out of the European Union on October 31 without an arrangement for what comes next.

Simon Dawson/Reuters

August 15, 2019

Zimbabwe
Why Is Zimbabwe Starving?

Long-standing financial troubles and drought in Zimbabwe have pushed millions to the brink of starvation.

August 14, 2019

Afghanistan
Can U.S.-Taliban Peace Talks End the War in Afghanistan?

U.S. officials say that they are close to reaching a deal with the Taliban, but peace in Afghanistan would still not be guaranteed.

August 8, 2019

China
Is China Manipulating Its Currency?

The Trump administration has declared China a currency manipulator, but what that means for the ongoing trade war is far from clear.

August 7, 2019

Kashmir
Kashmir: What to Know About the Disputed Region

Kashmir is at the heart of rising tensions between India, Pakistan, and China. Here’s a quick explainer on the disputed area.