U.S. and European COVID-19 shots aren’t enough. It is time to tap into Africa, Asia, and Latin America’s enormous production capacity.
“The World for Sale” peels back the cover on the secretive—and sometimes shady—people who make the modern world go around.
“Quo Vadis, Aida?” could do for the Srebrenica massacre what “Schindler’s List” accomplished for the Holocaust.
The Roman pontiff is traveling with a message of peace to a country where the Christian population has been decimated.
Once teeming lakes are fast disappearing and with them, a lucrative career for tens of thousands of people in the region.
For Beijing, a reliable democratic government is better than an unpredictable and expansionist military junta.
Unwinding sanctions will be central to reviving the nuclear deal. If the Biden administration wants a lasting solution, it must involve Iran’s central bank governor.
A 2-century-old Indian Chinese community is threatened by tensions between the two countries.
Rwanda’s president once welcomed the Hollywood film. His recent attacks on the movie and its protagonist show that his government cannot handle dissent.
Looking back on 50 years of U.S. foreign policy and the lessons they hold for Washington today.
The fuzzy goodwill between Biden and America’s Asian allies will soon be tested by China’s growing power.
The best way for Biden to build better partnerships abroad is to get America’s own house in order—that starts with human rights.
The dollar is dead. Long live the dollar.
The Biden administration wants to downgrade the region. Here are the countries he can ignore—and the ones he can’t.
False realities have been part of the U.S. political scene for decades.
Beijing and New Delhi may be disengaging in the Pangong Tso lake region, but their divisions are more fraught than ever.
The country’s culture of seduction has enabled an epidemic of misogynist crime.
When it comes to sensitive industries like defense, democracy and the rule of law do matter.
One year after the world declared borders shut, there is still no plan to reduce the toll on millions of lives.
The educated middle classes that were meant to be the foundation of a new Afghanistan are tired of terror, insecurity, and the return of the Taliban.
The new U.S. president believes in the legitimacy of American power. Does the rest of the world?
Syria has turned against Hamas, and Iran’s efforts to mediate aren't working.
The country’s reputation won’t be fixed anytime soon, but the fact that it’s trying is a sign of exceptionalism—and a return to the United States’ finest tradition.
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?
The new administration can learn from South Africa’s experience with transitional justice.
Nine experts on the future of education after the pandemic.
February brought unrest in Myanmar after a military coup—plus a spectacular volcanic show in Italy, a reopened border for asylum seekers in the United States, and a celebrated landing on Mars.
Fists raised and voices lifted, people around the world took to the streets in 2020—to stand up against police brutality, demand democracy, and confront other injustices. A look at some of the photos that captured the year’s most defining movements.