But it’s unlikely the next U.S. administration will be able to fully embrace the International Criminal Court as the shadow of American prosecutions still lingers.
Israeli officials should urge the new administration to maintain U.S. economic leverage over Iran while avoiding the personal vendettas and public policy feuds of the Obama era.
India, Japan, Australia, and the United States have a good model if they want to keep the peace without threatening China.
The terrorist group’s most vulnerable victims are also its future face.
The victory of the pro-Western politician Maia Sandu shows Putin is losing his grip over Russia’s near abroad.
The appointment of John Kerry as presidential climate envoy signals a desire to pull in allies and adversaries in the climate change fight.
The next U.S. administration will feature the most cohesive group of foreign-policy hands in at least a generation.
Environmental crisis has become caught up in petty struggles.
Every four years, Washington’s ideas industry indulges in its favorite ritual: trying—and mostly failing—to influence the next U.S. president.
Political-style vetting is now being applied to special government employees and other hard-to-find outside experts.
New Treasury nominee hailed as the right woman for the moment.
The leaders of the Tigray People’s Liberation Front are seeking to manipulate the international community into backing a power-sharing deal.
Why the fate of the American republic—and the world—could depend on what happens Nov. 3.
The presidential transition of power has long been a weakness of the U.S. political system. But never more so than now.
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New Delhi chose protectionism over the RCEP. History suggests it made the wrong call.
It’s not the accuracy of the polls that matters, it’s their ubiquity.
Saudi Arabia’s recent social reforms are more about earning international attention than improving the lives of its citizens at home.
Believe it or not, this year’s pandemic-afflicted globe offers plenty of grounds for gratitude.
The United States’ stalled presidential transition may seem like a farce—but it’s still the biggest constitutional crisis since the Civil War.
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?
A race-based colonial mindset that views the continent as Europe’s playground and dismisses the concerns of Africans continues to fuel death and destruction.
Nine experts on the future of education after the pandemic.
October brought the U.S. president’s coronavirus diagnosis and continued fighting between Armenia and Azerbaijan—plus the shooting of peaceful protesters in Nigeria, a busy election season on both sides of the world, and massive flooding in Vietnam.
At least 2,500 Mexicans in the United States, many of them essential workers, have died from COVID-19. Back home in Mexico, their grieving families are left without support.