April 27, 2020
Yemen’s mounting internal divisions and a Saudi-led military intervention have spawned an escalating political, military, and humanitarian crisis.
April 20, 2020
Endemic to the African tropics, the Ebola virus has killed thousands in recent years, putting the World Health Organization and major donor countries in the limelight as they’ve grappled with how to …
April 17, 2020
The European Union has navigated a thicket of external and internal crises in recent years, including mass migration and Brexit. What are the union’s core institutions, and what roles do they play?
April 16, 2020
Singapore, one of the world’s wealthiest and most trade-dependent countries, punches above its weight in regional and global affairs.
Since its postwar founding, the UN agency has garnered both praise and criticism for its response to international public health crises, including a new coronavirus pandemic in 2020.
April 15, 2020
Here’s how different health-care systems, including single-payer and government-run, have contended with the coronavirus.
April 9, 2020
Western leaders have long criticized OPEC’s power to raise oil prices, but the bloc’s influence is on the wane as U.S. oil production has soared and alternative energies have come to the fore.
April 2, 2020
The U.S. census, one of the few in the world to directly count every resident, is used to distribute political power as well as federal funding. In 2020, it faces complications due to the coronavirus…
July 10, 2019
Political shifts and economic challenges in Latin America could either boost the region’s largest trade bloc or lead to its obsolescence.
March 27, 2020
President Trump has unleashed new trade and travel restrictions on Cuba, closing out a historic period of détente between the two longtime adversaries.