Universities can’t handle Confucius Institutes responsibly. The state should step in.
Chinese officials want the U.S. president reelected—because he’s so weak.
Whoever sits in the White House come 2021 will likely have to confront a pandemic of some kind. He or she should start preparing now.
The region once acted as a bloc in world affairs. But as Costa Rica’s bid to join the U.N. Human Rights Council shows, Venezuela’s ongoing disintegration is ripping it apart.
Since the September attack on Saudi oil facilities, Riyadh and the Houthis have taken a step back from all-out war. All parties, including the United States, should seize this rare opportunity to resolve the conflict.
The Syrian Democratic Forces have recaptured some territory from Turkish-backed forces.
Weak domestic demand is hurting growth, but more investment could lead to a rebound.
Leaving the refugee crisis unresolved while legitimizing the brutal Assad regime will only do further harm to U.S. interests in the Middle East.
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Despite his vow to “destroy” Turkey’s economy, the U.S. president could help its leader escape the wrath of Congress.
The debate over how to best marshal the country's alternative energy sources may affect a new independence referendum.
The seeds of Washington’s abandonment of the Kurds traces back to a classified document written in the 1970s by Henry Kissinger.
If Maduro hands the refining company over to his creditors, it would be bad news for the opposition—and the United States.
Flashy summits between Xi Jinping and Narendra Modi don’t achieve much because India has a weaker set of cards than China. To change the game, New Delhi needs to hew closer to Washington.