Until the country can address its own economic problems, agreements like the RCEP may do more harm than good.
Lebanese protesters are reappropriating roadblocks—long a mark of civil war-era division—as a symbol of unity.
The popular uprisings in Bolivia, Chile, Ecuador, and Haiti have many different causes and one thing in common: If history is any indicator, the outlook for genuine, lasting change is grim.
Leaving thousands of detained Islamic State supporters and their families in poorly guarded camps poses a national security threat for Europe and the United States.
Ahead of elections, politicians on both sides are acknowledging the need to empower women.
In Bamiyan, an all-female demining team provides jobs and hope.
In the Balkan wars, women were targets. In postwar governments, they’ve been pushed out of sight.
Trump’s growing impulsiveness and unilateral decision-making may signal to Kim that he can get precisely what he wants.
Ethnic tensions are coming to the fore, but many minorities find solidarity with activists.
Academics need to get better at reaching non-experts. Narrative media offer one possibility.
Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi has been a key player in the Iranian government’s campaign of repression and censorship.
The protests combine political and economic grievances and could bring down the country’s sect-based political order.