A veteran observer of elections in troubled countries around the world describes the undeniable parallels.
With the world on fire from Thailand to Nigeria, there wasn’t much talk of international affairs in the final debate of the 2020 campaign—and when there was, both candidates defended flawed approaches to North Korea.
On Sunday, after months of protests, voters can choose to keep or begin a process of replacing the current constitution.
To fully participate in the current as well as future economy, huge swaths of the population will need to take a bridge across the digital divide.
Faced with accusations that his family is corrupt, the Democratic challenger gives as good as he gets from Trump.
Some hard-won active advice for staging a national vote during a pandemic.
America’s second-largest immigrant group mostly supports Democratic candidates, but support for Trump has grown since the 2016 election.
Trump versus Biden is not just about the United States. The whole world is watching the Nov. 3 election to see how U.S. foreign policy may change in the coming months.
Niche foreign-policy issues could become make-or-break affairs for battleground races, from Cuba for Florida Latinos to the treatment of Somali refugees in Minnesota.
Daily takes by leading global thinkers on the most important foreign-policy issues not being talked about during the campaign.
It doesn’t matter if Russia actually sways the vote. What matters is whether Americans think it did.
The presidential transition of power has long been a weakness of the U.S. political system. But never more so than now.
The bestselling book “Caste” brilliantly frames racial hierarchies in the United States but largely ignores the horrors of India’s caste structure.
The managing director and the chief economist of the International Monetary Fund lay out a strategy for sustained recovery.
After the peace deal with the United States, the militant group has doubled down on collecting “taxes” from Afghanistan’s coal miners.
Companies that make microelectronics for the Pentagon argue that the current bill could maintain U.S. defense dependency on China rather than fix it.
The damage done to U.S. standing in Asia will take decades to repair.
The country has good reason to want first-strike capabilities. But the actual state of its arsenal suggests that it won’t get them.
The killing of a coloured teenager in Johannesburg exposed how the racial hierarchies created by apartheid continue to plague the country.
China won round one, and round two went to Russia. Can the United States and its allies take the third?
An entrenched political system, self-serving leaders, and an ambitious protest movement seem to have set Lebanon’s revolution back where it started.
In a new book, Fareed Zakaria draws some hard but unavoidable conclusions about dealing with future viruses.
After a year of chaos, a familiar face is returning to the top of a country that desperately wants change.
Trump's foreign-policy instincts might be more sound—but he has forfeited the chance to lead.
Bangladesh, once far behind, just surpassed India in GDP per capita. All the more reason for Modi to focus on the right reforms.
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?
Nine experts on the future of education after the pandemic.
September brought a devastating fire at a Greek migrant camp and the death of a U.S. Supreme Court icon—plus a mass whale stranding in Australia, fires in California, and protests against police violence around the world.
The burning of the Moria refugee camp in Lesbos has exposed the EU’s short-sighted, inhumane, and ineffective approach to asylum.