Acting Navy chief Thomas Modly resigned after profanity-laced remarks criticizing the fired captain of the coronavirus-hit USS Theodore Roosevelt.
The coronavirus-infected British prime minister is still on oxygen in the ICU but is said to be stable, while his foreign minister takes the reins.
Thousands of workers wonder if the coronavirus shutdown will be the worst oil bust of all.
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The region’s economic and political systems were already under strain. In 2020, the virus may push them to a breaking point.
Iraqis fear their country will become a new battleground between ISIS and Iran-backed militias.
The affair surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak on the USS Theodore Roosevelt lays bare the dysfunction of civilian-military relations under Trump.
The Blue and White leader’s colleagues and former allies have denounced him for caving to Benjamin Netanyahu—but his conciliatory gesture is a sign of statesmanship, not weakness.
The pandemic might prompt the kind of cooperation needed to end the country’s civil war, after years of fighting and foreign intervention failed.
Since the assassination of Qassem Suleimani, Shiite militias like the PMU have taken on a new role in Iraq.
Decentralizing decision-making can help left-behind regions get back on track.
Boris Johnson has contradictory ideas for his country’s future—and no clear paths for getting there.
Western democracies may lose the coronavirus propaganda war, but China certainly won’t win it.
The Trump administration has made one mistake after another—and, with some foreign-policy changes, could emerge with more global power anyway.
The coronavirus pandemic has been a humiliation for the United States—and confirmation of its unmatched international power.