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December 6, 2023

United States
COP28 Can Deliver Progress on Climate Change, but Will It?

Committed global action at every level of government, the economy, and society is needed to tackle such a complex, multifaceted challenge, and a growing awareness that time is running out should help…

Kerry

November 13, 2023

Liberia
History Casts a Long Shadow Over Liberia’s Democracy

As Liberia heads to a closely contested runoff election, the possibilities are decidedly limited. 

Liberian voters search for their name on electoral lists before they cast their votes during Liberia's presidential election in Monrovia, Liberia on October 10, 2023.

March 31, 2022

Economics
Russia’s War Is the End of Magical Thinking

In her co-authored 2018 book Political Risk, former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice tells the story of an hourlong negotiation with Russian President Vladimir Putin. For what were clearly pr…

January 25, 2023

China
China Increasingly Relies on Imported Food. That’s a Problem.

China has so far been able to feed its 1.4 billion people, but climate change and a dependence on imports could pose challenges.

A person browses an aisle of produce in a supermarket in China.

March 17, 2023

Iraq
Twenty Years After the War to Oust Saddam, Iraq Is a Shaky Democracy

On the two-decade anniversary of the U.S. invasion, Iraq is weakly governed, leaving it prone to instability and meddling by neighbors—especially Iran.

An Iraqi soldier watches gun-toting men from the Saraya al-Salam militia, who are stand on a truck bed

October 28, 2020

U.S. Foreign Policy
Trump’s Middle East Legacy Is Failure

The president has had a handful of successes—but never anything approaching a strategy.