February 21, 2020
The Trump administration hopes that a free trade agreement with Nairobi will be a counterweight to Beijing’s growing role across Africa and a model for bilateral deals with others on the continent.
February 6, 2020
Pervasive corruption has long stymied development and fueled emigration from some of Central America’s poorest countries. The recent disbanding of antigraft commissions makes their prospects for refo…
February 4, 2020
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 30, 2020
The United Kingdom is formally set to leave the European Union on January 31, but negotiations continue to determine what that means for UK-EU relations.
January 28, 2020
The long-awaited plan presented by President Donald J. Trump paves the way for broader Israeli annexation of occupied territories, has no real chance of Palestinian support, and risks provoking viole…
January 24, 2020
Amid a spate of drug cartel attacks, Mexico is considering whether to increase security cooperation with the United States.
January 16, 2020
The war between Libya’s rival governments is intensifying as more countries wade into the conflict, and analysts fear that a proxy war is brewing in the North African nation.
President Putin’s sweeping moves to shift government power reinforce his own claim to leadership beyond 2024, but also set in motion competition for influence throughout Russia.
January 15, 2020
The recent unlawful detention of a journalist and politician is the latest in a series of moves by Muhammadu Buhari’s administration that weaken the rule of law.
The Trump administration is making a mistake in providing vague and shifting legal rationales for the killing of an Iranian general.