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Only days into his presidency, he’s already changed the game on immigration.
Agencies need to adapt to an information-heavy era.
Iran’s president has promised a fresh start, while Canada gave Biden’s first executive orders a mixed response.
Parading a new submarine-launched missile made a big buzz in North Korea. The real buzz is what it could mean for Pyongyang’s nuclear deterrent.
In major countries, the new U.S. president starts with favorable approval ratings from day one—with the notable exception of Russia.
Beijing’s actions demand a rethinking of failed engagement.
Taking a page from Beijing, Rome is positioning itself as the center of trade, energy, and transportation in Southern Europe and beyond.
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.