A sortable guide to the administration’s policies—and the people putting them into practice.
The new U.S. president wants to help, but he may not be prepared to pay the price.
Chile prepares to elect constitutional authors with 50 percent being women, a global milestone.
Violence between Israelis and Palestinians is dragging the United States back into a conflict it hoped to avoid as it refocuses attention away from the Middle East.
In the last few years, as politicians, judges, and other campaigners were stymied, the political will to fight graft has eroded.
Washington hopes to reduce spiraling Taliban violence, but it is losing its most potent leverage: troop presence.
A survey of academics shows early and overwhelming support for the U.S. president, but he will be tested by China, Russia, and national security issues.
The U.S. president outlined big promises on human rights reforms. Critics say he’s already breaking them in Africa.
Biden wants to solidify the pivot to Asia. Congress might have other ideas.
In mixed towns across the country, Arab and Jewish citizens turn on one another.
We asked 25 experts to grade the administration’s start on foreign policy
The U.S. treasury secretary and the Italian prime minister have spent decades shaping this economy. But can they control what comes next?
The pandemic has ushered in a new economic era. But it’s more familiar than it appears.
Policymakers can no longer rely on an imaginary border that supposedly divides two states as a one-state reality takes shape on the ground.
If Palestinians have no hope of a capital in East Jerusalem, Israelis will have little hope of normality.
Momentus is raising eyebrows in Washington for its ties to Russia.
El Salvador’s populist president is following the playbook of corrupt elites in Guatemala, Nicaragua, and Honduras when it comes to top courts.
Decriminalization of marijuana would create jobs and boost tax revenue across the continent.
SPACs are creating a space bubble that will eventually come crashing back to Earth along with cosmic junk launched during the current frenzy.
The EU got its act together not by banning exports but through classic cooperation with industry.
The unloved industry could try to fight Biden—or get behind the global drive to vaccinate.
Ignoring the central role of race and colonialism in world affairs precludes an accurate understanding of the modern state system.
International relations theorists once explored racism. What has the field lost by giving that up?
Tangled questions of Asian identity need answers that aren’t defined by U.S. terminology alone.
April brought a devastating COVID surge in India—plus the death of a royal in England, a raging fire in Northern Ireland, and a closely watched verdict in the United States.