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The leaders of the Tigray People’s Liberation Front are seeking to manipulate the international community into backing a power-sharing deal that grants it impunity for past crimes and gives it far more future influence over the country than it deserves.
United Nations diplomats and civil servants fear peace efforts in Geneva may aid the spread of the coronavirus.
In gray-zone conflicts, police don’t have the skills to bring peace and full-scale military interventions can lead to escalation. A force that can bring stability is needed.
The country needs stronger institutions to bolster public confidence in the democratic system. The international community can help.
Israel’s pacts with the UAE and Bahrain go far beyond the tenuous “cold peace” with Egypt and Jordan. They could even help end the conflict with the Palestinians.
Taliban and Afghan government leaders look to end decades of conflict and Japan's LDP chooses Shinzo Abe's successor
Trump officials have their eyes on November, but efforts to promote normalization with Israel in other Gulf states appear unlikely.
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.