May 8, 2020Asia
China’s decision to ban most trash imports has left waste-exporting countries in the lurch and Southeast Asian landfills overflowing.
June 30, 2020Middle East and North Africa
New U.S. sanctions under the Caesar Act could compound the economic turmoil threatening to undo the Assad regime.
June 8, 2020Germany
President Donald J. Trump’s order to withdraw nearly ten thousand U.S. troops from Germany betrays a close ally, undermines confidence in Washington, and makes Europe and the United States less safe…
June 5, 2020Demonstrations and Protests
A U.S. police officer’s killing of George Floyd has sparked protests around the world against racial injustice and police brutality.
May 29, 2020Hong Kong
Beijing’s new national security legislation could effectively end Hong Kong’s promised semiautonomy.
April 6, 2020Syria
At the outset of 2020, the conflict in Idlib province was emerging as the worst humanitarian crisis of Syria’s nine-year war. Now, the coronavirus pandemic has made relief efforts even more difficult…